Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:55
Thursday 22nd June is Local giving Day - £25,000 up for grabs
Starting at 10am on Thursday 22nd June, Localgiving will be doubling one-time donations to local charities pound-for-pound by up to £25! The match fund currently stands at £25,000 and each participating charity may receive up to a maximum of £250 of match funding through the campaign.
Please consider a donation to SNCG though our website on Thursday. Your support is always appreciated and vital to ensure our ongoing work
You can donate through our donation page
Thursday, 03 November 2016 17:07
Our new project provides gardening training, work experience and support for people looking to get back in to work, and therapeutic gardening sessions for people with mental health issues.
Our garden officers, Sean and Leanne, run weekly sessions in the garden providing training and work experience in horticulture and gardening, with tailored individual support to help people develop and progress on to paid employment. Alongside these session we also provide therapeutic activities focused on helping people improve their mental health. The friendly, informal setting of the garden provides a safe and supportive environment where people can grow and flourish! Sessions run on a Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. This project is supported by Lloyds Bank Foundation and BUPA.
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 12:52
Free gardening training for 18 - 24 year olds
free propogation skills, training and Entry level Horticulture courses.
- Popogate plants to create a local plant nursery for pollinators
- Work and train outside in an informal setting
- Make new friends
- gain employable skills and an NOCN qualification
- Reference for future job applications.
Sessions run every week.
Thursday, 08 September 2016 16:58
We're very excited that Music Garden a family friendly inclusive project is starting in October here at the garden. It will run on alternative weeks to it's sister project Art Garden. Every other Saturday 1.30pm - 3pm, starting October 1st.
For info on how to get to the garden, click on directions to garden
Please spread the word!
For more information please contact Jim at Sage Gateshead on 0191 4434554
Friday, 21 August 2015 11:18
Following our apple harvest, the volunteers have been busy making a mixture of jams and chutneys.
To get in the seasonal mood, today they are making apple mincemeat. Yummy!!
Currently in stock:
Apple & Ginger jam
Crab Apple jelly
Spiced green tomato & apple chutney
Lightly spiced plum jam
All priced at £2.00 per jar. (or buy 3 for £5.00)
Phone the office to check availability: 0191 2004706