Community gardening

Includes: Outdoors, Nature and the great outdoors, Helping others

Activity time:
1 meeting


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Dig for victory

Share your horticultural skills while helping others.


  1. Do you meet at a community venue that lots of groups use? Could you creae a communal compost heap to recycle green waste? Guides or members of The Senior Section could write and design promotional materials and guidelines to encourage its use.
  2. Contact your local authority to see if it has any community gardening projects that your unit could take part in. Or could you lend a hand to anyone who is finding their own garden hard to manage?

Planning checklist

Safety notes

If an activity involves touching animals, soil or plants, make sure girls wash their hands immediately afterwards.

Section Number of girls per adult
Rainbows 5
Brownies 8
Guides 12

How many adults are needed?

Use this calculator to find out the ratio of girls to adults that is required for this activity

2 adults needed