The Gardens celebrated 21 years in 2020!
St Community Gardens came into existence following
Newcastle City Council (NCC) adopting a Community Gardens Program in
1999. In June, 2000, NCC published ‘Community Gardens’, a booklet
which was the official guide to the community greening volunteer
training program, and it was expected that all community garden groups
At the 2021 AGM the name was changed to March St Community Allotment Gardens – to reflect the running of the Gardens. Each garden allotment is paid for and maintained by a member. They purchase their own seed or plant stock and grow produce for their own private use. The produce grown at March St Gardens is not the traditional community garden setup and all visitors are asked not to pick or take what's growing in each garden plot.
“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”
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