Growing organic vegetables in raised beds and fruit in the orchard. Links with other groups, families and schools to become involved in low carbon food production. Volunteers can have individual plots, contribute to the community project and learn about reducing their carbon footprint in all aspects of their life.
Facilities: Volunteering, Picnic area, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Sun 11-4, Mon 11-3, Tues 11-3. Please book for any other times.
Details of livestock and rare breeds kept:
Toilet is 15 min walk away - compost toilet is planned. Buses: X77, X76, 4, all pass Assloss Rd on the Glasgow Rd (from north and south). Car: Turn into Asloss Rd from Glasgow Rd, at foot of the hill please use car park on the corner. Emerging on foot, turn left, follow road uphill past a house on the left. After 200yds take road on the right by sign for garden - the garden is on the right, 150yds further on past a white gate. Location: On main Glasgow to Kilmarnock bus route. If coming from Glasgow on A76, A77 or no. 4 bus, get off at the 3rd bus stop in Kilmarnock.
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