Canton & Riverside Grows Wild

Canton Community Gardens

Turn neglected area of our community in beautiful gardens for wildlife, food and community enjoyment. To develop community cohesion and spirit. Engage community in respecting for & caring for spaces and the environment.

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canton
Cardiff
Caerdydd
CF5 1PJ

Everyone

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Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Come and join us on a Sunday dig at 10.30! Or send an email to [email protected].
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Project slideshow

Games

Wednesday, May 4, 2016

Event

Saturday, May 7, 2016

Event

Friday, May 13, 2016

Event

Saturday, May 28, 2016

planting

Saturday, June 4, 2016

bED MAKING

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

seedlings

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Hunt

Friday, June 17, 2016

Produce

Sunday, June 19, 2016

garden

Sunday, June 26, 2016

Wildlife

Thursday, June 30, 2016

Willow weaving workshop

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Willow weaving workshop

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Willow weaving workshop

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Willow weaving workshop

Sunday, July 3, 2016

Willow weaving workshop

Sunday, July 3, 2016

potatoes

Sunday, July 3, 2016

event flyer

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

bED MAKING

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

promoting garden with our board

Thursday, July 7, 2016

Bee

Sunday, July 10, 2016

harvest

Sunday, July 10, 2016

box making

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

garden

Saturday, July 16, 2016

Making rockery beds and planting

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Wildlife

Sunday, July 17, 2016

chard

Thursday, July 21, 2016

fun

Thursday, July 21, 2016

event

Saturday, July 23, 2016

garden

Sunday, July 24, 2016

harvest

Sunday, July 24, 2016

bee

Sunday, July 24, 2016

Bee

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Wildlife

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Cherries

Sunday, July 31, 2016

flowers

Sunday, July 31, 2016

garden

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

wildlfower meadow

Thursday, August 4, 2016

new beds in street

Saturday, August 6, 2016

garden

Sunday, August 7, 2016

Wildlife

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

clean up green up

Saturday, August 13, 2016

gardening

Sunday, August 14, 2016

flowers

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

garden

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

garden

Thursday, August 18, 2016

butterfly

Thursday, August 18, 2016

community

Saturday, August 20, 2016

community event

Saturday, August 20, 2016

community event

Saturday, August 27, 2016

community event

Saturday, September 10, 2016

community event

Saturday, September 17, 2016

bulb blitz poster

Saturday, October 1, 2016

bulb planting

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

bulb blitz

Saturday, October 15, 2016

bulb blitz

Saturday, October 15, 2016

bulb blitz

Saturday, October 15, 2016

bulb blitz

Saturday, October 15, 2016

bulb planting

Thursday, October 20, 2016

bulb blitz

Sunday, October 23, 2016

bulb blitz

Sunday, October 23, 2016

bulb blitz

Thursday, October 27, 2016

Bed

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Poster

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Poster

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Bee

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Bee hotels

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

community

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

What we've been up to

What we did Date How many people took part Who was there
No dog [poo sign built by our carpenter and artist Justin. Thank you! 07/05/2016 - 23:00 1 Mixed ages
Two sandwich boards built by our professional carpenter Justin. Thank You! 04/06/2016 - 23:00 1 35 – 44 years
Series of events planting bulbs throughout Canton and Riverside with schools and community groups 10,000 bulbs planted 01/10/2016 - 00:00 100 Mixed ages
Tree planting 20/08/2016 - 10:30 8 Mixed ages
Clean up Riverside with Keep Wales Tidy. Flower planting 13/08/2016 - 10:30 14 Mixed ages
Scavemger hunt and build and plant a raised bed 11/08/2016 - 10:30 14 Mixed ages
Making rockery beds and planting on lansdiowne road. 17/07/2016 - 10:45 12 Mixed ages
Making rockery beds and planting 10/07/2016 - 10:45 15 Mixed ages
picking our veg! 26/06/2016 - 10:45 10 Mixed ages
Litter picking planting new beds mural painting 13/08/2016 - 22:45 16 Mixed ages
Learn how to make raised beds and then take back and put around community, home, school 11/08/2016 - 22:45 20 Mixed ages
wildlife exploring 28/07/2016 - 22:45 12 Mixed ages
Wildlife exploring 21/07/2016 - 22:45 8 Mixed ages
Learn about different gardens and combinations. They have recorded every native plant in Wales! Plan to make a native plant rockery! 11/06/2016 - 11:45 2 26 – 34 years
Learning how to weave willow and building a fence for the gardens. 26/06/2016 - 10:30 16 Mixed ages
Gardening and activities every week. Digging, sowing, planting, picking, watering, games, fun, picnics, building, chats. 06/03/2016 - 10:30 50 Mixed ages
Plant, dig and play at Canton Community Garde 21/05/2016 - 10:30 12 Mixed ages
Meeting with other environmental groups in Cardiff 12/06/2016 - 12:30 15 Mixed ages
Plant Care for garden: water, weeding etc Learn about pollinators learn gardening skills share ideas and skills at new site in Canton 30/05/2016 - 15:30 75 Mixed ages
Children's activities Learn about pollinator friendly plants Planting a wildflower meadow Kids scavenger hunt Play new site development 10/04/2016 - 10:30 14 Mixed ages
Blend a bike smoothies Street games circus skills planting bed preparation seed sowing all at new site at Canton Community Hall 05/04/2016 - 10:30 30 Mixed ages
Digging up sites for new beds for planting wildflowers 20/03/2016 - 10:15 15 Mixed ages
Planting flower plugs. Sowing vegetable seeds 03/04/2016 - 10:15 10 Mixed ages
Sowed wildflower seeds throughout the site on prepared beds 27/03/2016 - 10:15 5 Mixed ages
We cleared the site of rubbish and dog mess. Cleared the beds of weeds and dead foliage.Added manure and prepared beds for sowing 13/03/2016 - 10:30 7 Mixed ages