Are you a community group with a unique project idea for wild flowers? We have community project awards of various levels from £1000, £2,500 and £4,000. Please see below for more information on how to apply and please feel free to contact me directly to talk through your ideas. You can see other projects we have supported from 2014 and 2015 here to get some inspiration – https://www.growwilduk.com/project-map . Projects have involved creative ideas from the arts, music and sited in unusual locations, we are looking to involve a wide audience in wild flowers and growing and we are particularly interested in projects that involve young people 12-25 year olds.
The application guidance is here:
Application form link:
Free Scottish Wild Flowers (Scotia Seeds and Royal Botanic Garden Kew kite mark/Wakehurst native seed bank)
You may have also been interested in our seed packet and seed kit give-a-ways, if you did receive a wild flower packet through Countryfile or were unlucky or simply didn’t hear about the offer then you can now register to receive both from the below links:
Register here if you are an individual household or person who would like to grow on a small scale in your own garden –https://www.growwilduk.com/scotland-seeds – please do share this link with those who may enjoy some wild flowers in their garden (Scotland only offer)
Register here if you are a group wanting Grow Wild Scottish seed kits for your groups activity. Each kit contains 5 seed packets, a bee house, plant markers and a how to guide, so you may find this resource supports your planned activity for March 2016. You can register here using this link:
Calling partners! – If you are an organisation who has a wide reach in members/groups or charities and would like your own unique seed kit invitation which will enable you to sign many more people up to receive seed kits then please let me know. We can send you a special link and promotional tools which helps us to track how many people are engaging in the offer and will enable you to share the link to groups for them to sign up via your organisation which will allow you to register beyond the 20 seed kit request per organisation.
You can also stay in touch with Grow Wild UK and sign up for our newsletter for blogs, resources, creative ideas and wild flower growing tips –https://www.growwilduk.com/grow-wild-enewsletter-sign-up
Stay in touch, you can join in the chat @GrowWildScot @WaterWorksGrow and on Facebook Grow Wild UK and the Barrhead Green Network to keep in touch with developments from Water Works. Share your pics of growing successes and people who you have shared your colourful wild flowers.
You may also be interested to know that Northern Ireland and Wales flagship initiatives are now open to public vote, please support these wonderful projects and have a look at the videos of their ideas and vote for your favourite.
Other funding from partner greenspace scotland – http://greenspacescotland.org.uk/new-community-greenspace-grants-coming-soon.aspx
Cast your free vote today to decide which projects should win £120k to become the Grow Wild flagship sites in Wales and Northern Ireland. Click the button below or visit http://vote.growwilduk.com/ from 6 Oct to 1 Nov 2015.
Please get in touch if you have ideas for a Grow Wild project and want to talk them through or if you can help us get our resources to where they are greatly needed with our seed kits. Equally if you no longer wish to hear from Grow Wild please send me an e-mail and say no in the subject title.
Grow Wild Scotland Partnership Manager
0131 554 2561 | 07917 264891
c/o Youth Scotland, Balfour House, 19 Bonnington Grove, Edinburgh, EH6 4BL
Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB
Grow Wild inspires communities, friends, neighbours and individuals across the UK to come together to transform local spaces, by sowing, growing and enjoying native wild flowers. We believe that this simple act of creativity can turn spaces into beautiful, inspiring and colourful wildlife havens; encouraging people to care for and delight in the nature around them.
Find out what others are saying about Grow Wild by visiting our blog http://growwilduk.com/blog
Have you and your project participants completed our 2014/2015 Grow Wild survey?
Project leaders 2014/15 CLICK HERE
Project participants 2014/15 CLICK HERE