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Willow Garden

The Willow Garden is a gardening project run by The Health Agency and will enable you to improve your health through involvement in practical conservation as well as taking part in outdoor arts and crafts activities.
We offer an alternative to conventional exercise to give you an enjoyable work out while being outside and enjoying the fresh air.
Other benefits include:
- learning new skills
- meet new people
- be part of the community
Where is the garden?
The community garden is situated by the canal at Calder Crescent. Access from canal and/or Wester Hailes Road.
What happens at conservation sessions?
We start a health walk from the Health agency along the canal to the Community Garden at around 12:45 p.m. At the garden we do a range of fun and interesting gardening, conservation and art activities planned for the day. There will also be time for a tea-break for the all important refreshments! We then finish up at 4 p.m. with a relaxing walk back to the Health Agency.
When is it?
Our sessions will last from 1 p.m. until 4 p.m. every Tuesday for 10-12 weeks after which we have a 1 week break before the start of the next programme (available to download as a pdf, at the bottom of this page).
For more information or if you would like to chat about anything to do with the garden please contact:
Rhona or Stacey on: 0131 453 9400 
MEETING POINT: The Health Agency, Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre, 30 Harvesters Way,  EH14 3JF
MEETING TIME: 12:30p.m. at Health Agency. If lunch is provided please be at Health Agency by 12:00p.m.
WE PROVIDE: Tools, equipment & refreshments.
PLEASE WEAR: Old clothes, sturdy shoes or boots (trainers not advisable) & waterproofs.
TETANUS: Please ensure that your tetanus inoculation is up to date.
If the weather is bad phone in advance, we may either work indoors at the Health Agency or cancel the session if the conditions are particularly harsh.
Supported by:
Funded by :
Fiona Partington,
26 Jun 2013, 06:18