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Neilston growing project

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1512: tabled on 19 July 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 6 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House commends the efforts being made to create a community herbal garden in the village of Neilston; notes the work is being carried out by Incredible Edible Neilston, which is part of a UK-wide network that encourages people to cultivate their produce, and Movement in Thyme CIC, a not-for-profit social enterprise that strives to create sustainable resilient communities and to reduce social isolation; understands the community herbal garden is based on Kirkstyle Lane and participants are allowed to take home finished produce, with any excess being donated to the community apothecary which can be accessed for free; highlights the growing project is hosting gardening and apothecary sessions at 11am and 1pm respectively on 22 July, 19 August, 9 September and 14 October 2023; and wishes everyone involved with the community herbal garden all the best as they cultivate their own produce and promote biodiversity.