The Big Dandelion Harvest Weekend
Between the 9 and 11 September, it was time to share what we've all grown: vegetables, stories, community and music. Together with partner organisations, unexpected gardens, communities and schools from all around Scotland we've marked the end of the growing season with the big Harvest Weekend. Here's what happened:
Final episode of Growing with Dandelion released
In the final episode of the Dandelion podcast, Sunny Govan delves into growing in schools, creative ethnology, growing and mental health, and the impact of Dandelion.
Dandelion Festival Inverness is finally here!
Get ready for another jam-packed weekend filled with music, talks, workshops, performances and so much more!
An Oniony Week
The Unexpected Garden in Alness have had a magnificent onion harvest - Find out what they've done with them!
Coming Soon: Soundwalks by Duncan McLeod
Launching in September, the Soundwalks will combine original compositions with archival recordings, narrated soundbites, and field recordings captured on Uist throughout Duncan's 6-month residency. Listening on headphones, the soundwalks will be freely accessible using the geolocative audio app SOUNDwalker.
In My Garden - New song from The Drying Green
Musician in residence for The Drying Green, Pauline Vallance shares the latest piece of musical work from the garden with us.
Musician in Residence for An Gàrradh, shares a taste of music sprung from the garden!
Duncan MacLeod, musician in residence for An Garradh has been kept busy lately. Using the natural surroundings of present in and around the garden on North Uist, he's managed to capture its unique sounds and turned it into magical soundscapes.
School pupils get involved in song writing workshops
The Scottish Song Writing Collective who are Musicians in residence at The Drying Green spent a day with pupils at St Patrick’s Primary School to gather ideas for new songs about the Unexpected Garden.
Music inspired by The Drying Green
Musician in Residence, Singer/Songwriter and Harpist Pauline Vallance shares her new song 'The tree that sat down', inspired by a tree in the Drying Green - A Story Growing Garden.
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