In the garden
Is your garden wildlife friendly? Why not create your own wildlife friendly garden in your own home and you can spot the wildlife sharing it with you. Learning how to encourage wildlife into your garden.
- Link to: Wild about gardens website
If you don't have a garden, you can still decorate your back court, balcony or windowsill with pots of colour when you learn to chose to "plant for wildlife??.
Or learn to demystify the art of growing your own fruit and vegetables. Make it a family project.
Here are some tips on how to save water in the garden.
- Link to: Energy Savings Trust
You can also save money by getting a water butt for your garden. If you live in Scotland you can order a discounted water butt for your home through Scottish Water or by calling 0844 472 1884.
There are 26 allotment sites within Glasgow, of which over half are managed by Glasgow City Council. The remainder are managed by individual allotment associations.
Glasgow City Council, together with existing allotment associations and individual tenants, is very proud of the standard of its allotment sites.
- Link to: Information on Glasgow Allotments
Parks & Gardens in Glasgow
Glasgow has more than 90 parks and formal gardens within the city and such is the diversity of these parks you will always be able to find somewhere to suit your taste.