Originally founded in 2012, Green Synergy is a Lincoln-based charity which uses community gardening and horticultural therapy to help improve people's lives. We work in disadvantaged communities and with vulnerable people, including those living with mental health conditions, learning difficulties, physical disabilities, long-term health problems and unemployment. We use gardening to build skills for life and work, improve mental and physical health and educate people about the environment, food and farming.
Our Mission is to use community gardening and city farming to help people socialise, learn and thrive.
Our Vision is for the people of Lincoln and the surrounding areas to have access to a network of local gardening and city farming projects therefore creating even happier, healthier, stronger and more sustainable individuals and communities.
Help to Change Lives with Gardening & Farming
Since we began, Green Synergy’s work has included:
Creating community gardens on housing estates
Setting up container growing initiatives for people living in flats
Delivering ‘meet your neighbour’ street gardening projects
Improving the appearance of built up areas through community hanging basket schemes
Running social and therapeutic gardening groups for friendship and mental wellbeing
Hosting gardening workshops to empower people to grow their own vegetables, fruit and flowers
Delivering ‘gardening for the brain sessions’ for people living with dementia
Designing sensory gardens for people with mental health conditions and learning disabilities
We look forward to many more exciting projects to come with your ongoing support. Let’s get growing!