To reach those not involved in allotments or community gardens but who may have their own garden or local greenspace, we plan to hold 12 Pop-up Wildlife Gardening Workshops. The workshops will be hosted at busy locations across the Forth Valley such as shopping centres, town centres, large gardening outlets, festivals and other top local attractions. So far we have run 11 Pop-up Wildlife Gardening Workshops, engaging with a total of 1,510 people.
These workshops are similar in nature to our Wildlife Gardening Workshops but are great for those dropping by who can take away an activity or two to help wildlife in their garden or activities on guerilla gardening at their local green space. Of course if you’ve got more time you can learn all the fundamentals of wildlife gardening to make sure you can Come Forth for Wildlife in your garden!
Now by summer 2022, Pop-up Wildlife Gardening Workshops have returned being run at Falkirk Grahamston train station in April, Menstrie Gala in June and Tillicoultry Parish Church Community Garden Open Day in July! In 2021 we held Pop-up Wildlife Gardening Workshops at Sterling Mills Shopping Outlet, Jupiter Urban Wildlife Centre, the Falkirk Science Festival and Howgate Shopping Centre. Attendees learnt all about wildlife gardening for amphibians and reptiles, and could explore our own model wildlife garden demonstrating a space for people and wildlife. Keep an eye out for the final Pop-up Wildlife Gardening Workshop later in the year, check the events page for details!