GUni_GardensReportImage_May2015A Glasgow University study on community gardens in the city has outlined their positive effect on individuals and communities. Glasgow’s Community Gardens: Sustainable communities of care set out to explore the inter-relationships between sustainability, health, well-being and the urban environment by studying 14 gardens within Glasgow.

The report concluded that community gardening promotes community empowerment and “offers a learning environment that goes beyond the skills associated with horticulture to include individual health, self and community wellbeing and democratic citizenship.”

You can download the report here GUni_CommGardens_Research_May2015