We would love to hear from you about the ways you would like to get involved and volunteer your time with us, so please take a few moments to complete our Volunteer Sign-Up Sheet. This will help us to offer opportunities best suited to your interests, experience and skills.

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We will send you news about upcoming events, volunteer roles and relevant training, and keep you updated with all the latest from Sustainable Merton.

Please return your completed form to our Volunteer Coordinator via amy.sustainablemerton@gmail.com or by post, and feel free to let us know if you have any questions about our volunteering roles.
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Gardening for Health & Wellbeing

 

Sustainable Merton run a number of community gardening projects in Merton and we are always looking to recruit new volunteers to join in the fun!

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Gardening is a mindful form of exercise that brings mental clarity and feelings of reward. Don’t worry if you’ve never gardened before, learn by digging in. It’s gardening, not rocket science! Gardening also allows you to grow varieties of your favourite food that are not available in the shops.

Tips for Beginners:

  • Join a community gardening project near you.
  • Grow your favourite herbs in pots on the window sill or on the doorstep.
  • Start with seeds and low priced plants. That way it is no biggie if they don’t survive while you’re learning. The internet is a great resource for any budding gardener, use it!

Basic tool kit: Gloves, trowel, hand fork, spade, large fork, watering can.

Basic Materials: Pots, compost, plants, seeds and plant feed.

Find out more about local community gardening projects and how you can get involved

Other useful community gardening links

Contact Us

If you are interested in volunteering with us and want to find out more about ways you can get involved, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator - amy.sustainablemerton@gmail.com