Grant for Community Garden

Ross of Mull Community Garden gets National Lottery Community Fund Grant.

This is such exciting news for all of us who have been involved in the garden so far. The grant will be used to employ a part-time Garden Project Worker for 3 years. They will manage the community garden on a day to day basis, co-ordinate and support volunteer sessions, and organise a myriad of other activities. It is a very welcome development that affirms all the hard work that has been put in so far.

After an autumn and winter of seemingly endless mud there are now the first signs of green buds appearing on the blackcurrant bushes we planted in the first of the newly completed raised beds and daffodils are flowering beside the new apple trees. These first signs of spring seem highly significant. The garden is really coming alive. If you drive regularly into Bunessan you will have noticed the transformation that has been taking place since last summer on the strip of land between the stream and the road below the Ross of Mull Historical Centre… more in the printed issue

Photo by Judy Gibson