Programme - Dandelion


A futuristic looking stack of growing cubes is stood in a ravine by a waterfall. It is lit up with a yellow and pink light and the space around it is lush with greenery. A large tree to the left is covered in moss and ivy. Two people stand with their backs towards the cube, looking at the light reflecting in the waterfall behind.

In 2022, Dandelion’s creative programme inspired a nation to Sow, Grow and Share. With Dandelion #AnythingGrows


Five people in a garden are smiling at the camera. There is a wildflower patch behind them and a wheelbarrow holding produce from the garden in the foreground. The people are smiling and holding different objects: a rake, a pitchfork, weeder, guitar and a super-8 film camera.


Dandelion culminated in in over 500 events as part of the largest-ever creative celebration of Harvest staged across Scotland.

School children pointing and looking at a growing cube containing plants

Schools Growing Initiative

468 schools, over 100 Grow Cubes, tonnes of tatties – one big growing experiment.

A group of people outdoors in front of a brick building sitting and standing holding gardening tools

Unexpected Gardens

Dandelion’s Unexpected Gardens sprang up all across Scotland.

rowing cube containing plants situated in a cave, the lighting is moody and there are native and wild growing plants in the foreground.

Cubes of Perpetual Light

Our glowing, growing cubes were seen by 96,000 people on their journey across Scotland.

Graphic Image with text reading 'Dandelion Festivals'

Dandelion Festivals

Two free festivals in Glasgow and Inverness bookended the summer featuring live music, performance, talks, workshops, science and plant giveaways.

A person walking outdoors in a grassy field with a stone cottage ruin in the background

Heisgeir - Film

Our story began with our launch film in April 2022 – not in the city, a town or even a farm, but on a tiny island in the very far north-west of Scotland.

Three performers in brightly coloured clothing pose in a field.

Free for Alls

80,000 free plants were given away by our towering Flower Singer, so that absolutely anyone could give growing a go.