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A Place To Grow

Community Garden site in Enderby run by Blaby District Council for the benefit of local residents, includes volunteering opportunities and therapeutic gardening sessions for those with a wide range of mental health issues. The has been recently been awarded 'Green Flag' status.

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A Place To Grow is a sustainable Community Garden with the purpose to support positive Health and Wellbeing. This is achieved by encouraging people to learn new things by producing and eating healthy food, being physically active, getting involved in the community and meeting new people in a friendly, informal and safe environment.

The site is aimed at anyone who wants to improve their Health and Wellbeing. You may have a long term health condition, recently bereaved, feeling isolated and lonely or wants to get more active.

To access the project the following criteria must be met:

  • Able to follow instructions
  • Able to use gardening tools safely
  • Respectful towards other site users
  • Able to communicate with other site users
  • Able to work without 1-2-1 supervision

What will the site provide?

  • Induction programme (3 days a week)
  • Green Social Prescribing - 12 week course learning about gardening skills
  • Volunteering opportunities
  • *New* Saturday gardening club for families
  • Community groups able to hire the space for groups, workshops, activities

Opening Times

Day

Time

Monday

Closed

Tuesday

10:00 - 13:00

Wednesday

Closed

Thursday

10:00 - 13:00

Friday

09:30 - 12:30

How to find us...

Forms attached below please download and email to mailto:leisure@blaby.gov.uk or print and send to Health, Leisure and Tourism Services, Blaby District Council, Council Offices, Desford Road, Narborough, Leicester, LE19 2EP

New service users

Volunteering

If you are interested in volunteering at APTG please download and complete the form and post it to the above address or email. Volunteers will have an informal interview and DBS check before they can start.