Stoke Lane Community Garden

Stoke Lane Community Garden

To create a natural, recreational, community space for all to enjoy

The Stoke Lane Community Garden is a project to create a garden for the local community on a piece of unused ground behind the Stoke Lane shops, Westbury-on-Trym that is developed and maintained by the local community. This SusWot project is aimed at the local residents in the Stoke Lane/ Reedley Road/Abbey Road/Great Brockeridge area of Westbury on Trym and those who use the Stoke Lane shops, cafes, restaurants and pubs and visit friends and relatives in the area –  click here for a map.

Take a look at the gallery below showing the evolution of the garden.

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The garden was created between autumn 2011 and spring 2012 and was officially opened on 9th June 2012 as part of the Get Growing Trail – see the report via Bristol Indepents. The aims in the design of the garden were:

  • Be accessible
  • Be restful / relaxing
  • Be wildlife friendly
  • Have seating
  • Contain productive, edible planting
  • Contain unusual planting
  • Provide year round interest
  • Be informal
  • Be sustainable (any features / furniture should be made from sustainable materials)
  • Provide flexible growing space
  • Consider the prevailing environmental factors (direction of sun and wind, lack of water on plot, legacy features e.g. concrete posts)

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