Gracemount Walled Garden
Gracemount Walled Garden is a large walled garden which was associated with Gracemount House, which was a youth/community centre run by the Council since the 70’s but which is now derelict. The Friends of Gracemount group are campaigning to have the house renovated.
The garden has a relationship with Transition Edinburgh South a climate campaign group. The garden has a thirteen or more large growing beds, fruit trees and a polytonal. They have recently installed a shipping container which provides secure storage and weather cover.
The site is managed by a community gardener and the volunteer group, with the produce going to community food projects/meals. The site is adjacent to Gracemount Primary School and Nursery, and the garden has a variety of activities and relationships with the school, so the children are often involved in the garden.
There are no other partners for this project.
There are no funders for this project.