Community Activities

GOOD NEIGHBOURS

SEASONS members are “Good Neighbours” to the senior citizens living at Marionville Court Care Home and every month, one or two volunteers from SEASONS and Jane the project co-ordinator will visit our next door neighbours to share stories and songs, which the residents enjoy and always look forward to.

TREE PLANTING

In November 2014, SEASONS gifted 101 Woodland Trust fruiting hedgerow trees to Marionville court, five of our members braved the frosty weather to plant them. They are growing well and when mature will attract wildlife which the residents can enjoy watching.

Marionville Tree Planting

Tree Planting at Marionville Court

JOHN MUIR AWARD

SEASONS is a recognised John Muir Award provider and several of our members have achieved their John Muir Discovery Awards and one of or members has achieved his John Muir Explorer Award for his care for nature.

Find out more about the John Muir Award here:

https://www.johnmuirtrust.org/john-muir-award

TREE PLANTING IN THE BRAID HILLS

In November 2015 SEASONS teamed up with Friends of the Braid Hills and Services for Communities Park ranger, Peter, to plant trees in the Braid Hills, four volunteers planted a 125 trees in 1 and a half hours! And celebrated with delicious Breton pancakes at “Marie Delices” on Comiston Road.

Braid Hills Tree Planters

Tree Planting Volunteers

LOCHEND SECRET GARDEN 

SEASONS has a raised bed at Lochend Secret Garden and in the past we have grown our own delicious organic produce there including: Tatties, beetroots, peas, radishes, garlic, marigolds, lettuce, Kale, raddishes , carrots and courgettes. We’d like to do this again and need gardening enthusiasts to sow seeds, tend and harvest crops, members are welcome to take home produce they’ve helped grow and join in with the busy social calendar of Lochend Secret Garden and the many skill sharing workshops on offer.

In December 2014 as snow lay thick on the ground, intrepid members of SEASONS cooked delicious, warming soup in the secret garden. With the help of Karin from Carr Gomm who shared her wisdom with us throughout the growing season.

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