The Friends of Grenville Gardens help to maintain a public park and gardens which has been redeveloped for the benefit of the local community to include a renovated children's play area and opportunities for community gardening, including accessible raised beds for vegetable growing.

Friday, 23 January 2015

FROGG Green Gym 2015

FROGG Green Gym is funded by Awards for All to provide access to outdoor, gardening activities.

Open to all ages, levels of fitness and experience, our Green Gym session run every Friday from 20th March 2015 at 11am - 1pm

Activities include:
building flower beds, planting, watching and recording wildlife levels, labelling plants, writing signs, park development, mulching (spreading compost over flower beds), weeding, pond maintenance, litter picking, seed sowing and more

Attending a green gym session is perfect for anyone interesting in:
- increasing time spent outdoors
- improving fitness
- meeting people
- learn new skills

Sessions will include activities to suit all levels. If your group or someone you know is interested in attending please do not hesitate to contact us.

To get involved or find out more please contact Jessica Green (07904 517465) or  

Friday, 16 January 2015

FROGG New Year good news 2015

FROGG wins Lottery Funding for our Green Gym!

Hi everyone and Happy New Year,
We have now had formal notice that Awards for All, part of the National Lottery, has approved our application for funding our Green Gym Project.  It's very thrilling and comes from the sterling work put in by  Toni, the FROGG treasurer and fund raiser, and Jessica Green, who built our FROGG pond and ran a trial of the project last summer.

Jessica will be running the project for FROGG and she will be contacting members and the wider community soon with further details of start times, description of the program and so on.The first formal meeting of the Green Gym will be Saturday 21st March.  

As part of the Big Dig.

We look forward to seeing you there.