Community led environmental projects in the Southside of Glasgow.

Garden Volunteering

Urban Roots Volunteering Opportunities

Every week, throughout the year, we run a variety of volunteering sessions across the Southside.  Check out our Weekly Activity Timetable to find one that suits you.  For more information on any of our opportunities please contact

If you are support worker wishing to place a client with us please contact the office on 0141 613 2766 to discuss our volunteering options.

Urban Roots Community Gardeners 

We have volunteering opportunities for all ages and abilities at our gardens across the Southside.  No experience necessary.


Toryglen Community Base

179 Prospecthill Circus, G42 0LA

Tuesday 11am – 3pm

Wednesday 11am – 3pm



Nan Mckay Hall

End of St Johns Road, Glasgow G41 5SR

Drop in Session

Tuesday 10:30am – 12:30pm


Shields Health Centre Garden

80 McCulloch Street, G41 1NX

Drop in sessions

Tuesdays 1-3pm

New Victoria Garden Allotments Community Plot

Glenapp St, Glasgow G41 2LG (Ring doorbell for entry)

Second Saturday of the month 12 – 3pm



Castlemilk Community Centre,

121 Castlemilk Drive.

Drop in Session

Wednesday, Gardening for Adults 1pm – 3pm

Maureen Cope Community Hall.

201 Ardencraig Road

Drop in session

Friday – ‘Happy Gardeners’

Gardening 10am – 12, followed by a free shared lunch which volunteers take turns to help prepare.


Moogety Garden

Corner of Uist St and Nimmo Drive, Govan

Drop in sessions

Mondays 12-4pm

Saturdays 12-4pm (Community meal served at 1.30pm in Elderpark Community Centre)

Paul, the gardener, will be present and can show you what to do. There are also opportunities to become a garden mentor and support other people who are learning to garden.


Eden Garden

(Church of Scotland, Boydstone Road, Carnwadric, G46 8HP)

Thursdays 12-3pm


The People’s Garden

160 Peat Road Pollok G53 6DE

Mondays 12 – 3pm

Thursdays 1-3pm

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