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Community Garden



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Community Garden

Among other things, the Friends of Wharton Park are creating a community garden within the park as part of the wider regeneration of the park itself.

This will protect an important green space and provide recreational and horticultural facilities for the wider community. We are keen to involve as many members of the local community as possible and would very much welcome any support.

Many thanks to the following for helping us so far:

  • Finchale Training College
  • HM Prison Durham
  • The Conservation Volunteers.
To see a history of the community garden in photos, please go to the 'Gallery' page on this website.

We will be in the garden on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm. Why not come and join us and share your gardening skills and ideas as we turn this community garden in to a haven for all to enjoy.

If you would like to join our email group and be involved with discussions on progress and events, please contact us by emailing us at