Work gets underway at Wheatfield community garden

Dunedin Canmore and community arts group Gorgie Collective have joined forces to redevelop the northern section of a much-loved Edinburgh Community garden.

Wheatfield garden digger

Wheatfield Community Garden in Gorgie is used by more than 300 households, but the bottom end of the site has long been neglected and overgrown.

Gorgie Collective and Dunedin Canmore began work on improving the site last summer, clearing weeds and debris and installing a new fence to allow access to the garden.

Work has picked up again this spring with landscaping efforts to clear large debris and suppress weeds as well as establish new planting areas.

It's another way Dunedin Canmore is improving communities and listening to people in our neighbourhoods.

Gorgie Collective ran a wildflower workshop in the garden and free beginner’s gardening sessions over the summer months.

For more information about the project, or to get involved please contact Dunedin Canmore Housing Officer James Evans or email

Photo credit: Gorgie Collective

Wednesday, August 29, 2018