Gardening for Health – 2012 Spring & Summer programme

at The Lamb & Leechwell Gardens

Book onto a free Gardening for Health session:

Carry on gardening and volunteer in the garden! This planned year ahead, both The Lamb & Leechwell garden are joining forces to deliver an exciting new programme of volunteer opportunities and workshop activities, alongside the Gardening For Health schedule. Become a volunteer member with the Gardening Club and enjoy activities for wildlife, pond-life, herb garden expertise, as well as general care & maintenance of the two gardens.

Volunteer days at The Lamb garden alternate with the Monday afternoon Gardening For Health session on a (generally) fortnightly basis, except Bank Holidays. For details of weekday and weekend volunteer gardening at Leechwell for everyone, contact Roma Church [Leechwell Volunteer Co-ordinator] and please visit the Leechwell Garden website:

       Mondays, 2-4pm @ The Lamb Garden

26 March: Creating withy arches and planting the first crops of the season.

2 April:  Sowing seeds direct – come and join us in sowing the first seeds of the season direct in the vegetable beds.

16 April: Caring for our mini forest garden and preparing the vegetable nursery bed.

30 April: Planting in conventional and some less conventional containers!  Great for those with small gardens

14 May: Pricking out (salad) and transplanting - courgettes, squash, sweet corn and lettuces.

28 May: Making liquid feeds.

11 June: Winter vegetables – yes, already!

25 June: Keeping the garden well looked after

9 July: Eating from the garden – a mid-season celebratory lunch.

Sessions are subject to change according to weather and the needs of the garden.

      Thursday, 3-5pm @ Leechwell Garden

On the following dates: March 22nd, April 26th, May 24th, June 21st, July 19th.


A programme of Gardening for Health sessions; offering a wider range of more general gardening activities.


For all enquiries or to book onto a Gardening For Health session, contact Catherine Munro:   Tel: 07582125438 or email:  

For details & further links, you can visit the Gardening For Health website:


Tai Chi recommences in the summer: free weekly sessions at the Leechwell Garden, led by tutor, Mark Delamere. Six sessions in June and July for anyone to join in! Just turn up! Wednesday, June 26th starts from 4-5pm.


This year, by popular demand, we welcome the introduction of gardening for children:

Kid's Corner starting Sunday, April 15th in association with Muddy Mums.

Sunday afternoons from 3-4.30pm by suggested donation. A weekly activity that will then become a fortnightly held session.


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Gardening For Health at The Leechwell Garden is run in association with the Leechwell Garden Association.

The Lamb and Leechwell Garden are both Totnes Development Trust projects



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