The People's Community Garden is a growing project for the whole community, located in Ipswich, Suffolk. The garden is a thriving site with around 50 volunteers joining in the work each week. There are areas for vegetable plots, a wildlife garden, an orchard, a herb circle and sensory garden, and a poly-tunnel for tender plants and propagation. There is a programme of courses, workshops and events in the garden, covering basic gardening skills, allotment gardening and other topics. Bespoke visits for schools wishing to enhance their learning outside the classroom as well as to other land and allotment groups wiching to set up similar schemes.
The garden is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9.30am to 3.30pm. A visit must be pre-arranged although you are free to drop in during opening hours, 'drop-in' sessions may be part of rota.
Nearest rail station - Ipswich good Bus route from Ipswich Central nos 15 and 16.
From town centre, past station, up Willoughby Way, right onto Belstead Road, left onto Luther Road, second right onto Belstead Avenue, left onto Maidenhall, approach left onto Halifax Road to Allotment site.
Or A12 North - A14 Felixstowe
A137 to town centre onto Wherstead Road, left up lane under rail bridge