Shuttle Street G1 1QA
ERZ (raised beds and layout), 2012
A tranquil growing space and community garden located on the site of Glasgows medieval Franciscan friary. It’s a showpiece stalled space boasting raised beds, greenhouses, DIY wormeries & composting and a wildflower meadow. A one-off opportunity to meet the enthusiastic gardeners!
This is a one off opportunity to visit our hidden gem and to meet our enthusiastic gardeners. You will see at first hand what can be grown in 1 and 2 metre square plots; enjoy the beauty of the garden and wildflower meadow; learn how to make your own composting area and wormery; learn how the garden got its name and see how whisky barrels provide the water life for the garden.
Part of the Childrens Programme: We will run a garden trail quiz for children( 5 12 years) at 11.30 and 2.30 on 19th & 20th September. This quiz will take children on a fun tour of the growing plots and increase their knowledge of pants and vegetables grown in the garden. Children mus
Discover Green Glasgow: As a growing space in the heart if the Merchant City, Greyfriars Garden is a model for city centre growing.
Number in Brochure: 20
Sat & Sun 10am 4pm. Tours: Available on request; Meeting Point: Garden Gates on Shuttle Street.
Restrictions on Access: The wildflower meadow isnt wheelchair accessible and the paths in the garden are level but graveled .
Limited Disabled Access
Nearest Train or Subway Station(s): High Street Station, Glasgow
Parking: On Street Parking Available Charges Apply
High Street Car Park £1.40 per hour Mon-Sat