Wild Walcot

Wild Walcot

This welcome addition to the Bath street scene is a collaboration between the Walcot Street Traders, Avon Wildlife Trust and Vegmead. The intention is to create green spaces all along Walcot Street. The first project has transformed the waste ground at the top of the entrance to the Cattle Market car park, to provide seating, […]

YMCA Garden July 2017

Transition Bath’s Flourishing Community Gardens

With growing season in full swing, the Transition Bath’s small community gardens scattered around Bath are flourishing. Gooseberries have all been picked and tomatoes are swelling nicely. Gardening sessions are fairly regular at Park Street (Sundays 11am-1pm, weather permitting, photo to left) and on an ad-hoc basis at Donkey Lane, Broad Street Place (YMCA courtyard) […]

Park Street Garden Frog Only May 2017

Park Street Resident Garden Frog Needs Your Help!

Transition Bath’s guerrilla gardeners created this productive community growing space in 2009. Sadly, as people moved away, it got a bit neglected last year, but enthusiasm abounds again. From a leaf-strewn state in February, it is now transformed into a flourishing food garden once again. Many residents from Park Street and the nearby area are […]

Twerton Hanna Close Guerrilla Garden - before

Hanna Close Community Garden

In November, volunteers from Transition Bath, Timebank and the University of Bath spent the day transforming a small area of neglected ground in Twerton into a fruitful community garden. Brambles and nettles were cleared, flow beds were dug out, 8 bags of rubbish were collected and variety of kindly donated soft fruit bushes and bushes […]

Cleveland House Guerrilla Garden - before

New Guerrilla Garden behind Cleveland House on the canal

Nat Cross from Foraging Bath, who leads our foraging walks, has permission from the Canal Trust to turn this triangular bed into a guerrilla garden. So far, we’ve planted raspberries donated by Bath Organic Group, rhubarb and globe artichokes donated by an allotmenteer and a Japanese wineberry from our Gravel Walk garden. We would normally […]