Gardening with young children

 
With thanks to Ninewells Community Garden, don’t forget to book your free place for the next online workshop – “Gardening with young children.”
 
It’s on tomorrow – Wednesday 20th May – at 1pm.
 
There will be a short presentation followed by a Q&A Session.    Top tips welcome!
 
Another team effort from Ninewells Community Garden, PLANT and Andrea from Green Wellies Gardening – all welcome!
 

Growing with what you’ve got : Live Workshop Q & A

 
A great live workshop Q&A from Dundee tomorrow!
 
This on-line workshop tomorrow has as the guest growing guru Kate Treharne who has been documenting ideas for lockdown gardening in her online channel, making do with things she’s got at hand. 
 
Stand by for lots of tips on what’s worked and what hasn’t for her so far, followed by the usual Q&A powered by several growing gurus.
 
Booking is required.   
 

Meet & Greet at Ninewells Hospital – volunteering opportunity

NHS Tayside is looking for volunteers :
 
“Based at the front door of Ninewells Hospital, you will be a point of contact welcoming people into the Hospital. 
 
You will provide clear directional information to help people get to their appointment, signposting, or escorting patients or visitors.
 
This role is suited for people with good listening and communication skills.    You will have a reasonable level of fitness, able to walk with visitors to their destination if required. 
 
You must be reliable, have a helpful, friendly and courteous attitude, and be caring, sympathetic and sensitive. You will have a genuine interest in helping people. You will be able to work without direct supervision.”
 
The time commitment is one shift per week – 9am – 12 noon or 1pm – 4pm.
 
For further information call 740136 or e-mail volunteeringservice.tayside@nhs.net

Ninewells Community Garden event next week #dundeewestend

Next Wednesday – 30th October – from 10am to 1pm, the community garden’s Mosaic Group is again meeting.
A monthly group learning about and making mosaics, it is making a mosaic trail for the grounds of Ninewells Hospital, and attendees also work on their own projects.
No experience necessary and all materials, tuition and refreshments provided, though donations are welcome.

Ninewells Community Garden event #dundeewestend

Let’s Eat: Pumpkin
Thursday 24th October – 12 noon-2pm
 
A community lunch for all.
  
The theme for this month is pumpkin. Volunteer Jolanta Witkowska will show us how to prepare one of her favourite pumpkin recipes – please do bring along a recipe, or some food to share – with our without pumpkin!  
 
A chance to learn some new ideas for the kitchen and catch up with garden friends old and new.
 
The sixth in a series of monthly healthy lunches and recipe swaps.    All welcome – come and join us for a tasty lunch!  
 
More details are available here.

Ninewells Community Garden – Ladybird Kids’ Club #dundeewestend

Ladybird Kids Club at Ninewells Community Garden takes place tomorrow – Thursday 10th October – and also next Thursday (17th October) from 10am until 11.30am.
 
ParkLives will start it off with some outdoor games, then it’s time for messy garden fun!
 
For children aged 3-8 with their parents or carers – parents can join in, or relax in the garden with a cuppa.   Come for one or both sessions. 
 
The kids club will mostly take place outdoors, so please make sure to dress appropriately – this includes wearing something you don’t mind getting dirty! 
 
Drinks and a small snack will be provided.   Suggested donation £3 but no booking required.