Rosamund Guildford Community Garden

Gardening Volunteer

Rosamund Garden is nestled in 19 acres of privately owned chalk Downland, providing picturesque views of Guildford. Functioning as a nature reserve and a haven for wildlife, it stands as a serene wellbeing space and a cherished community retreat.

Within the garden, discover an expanding vegetable plot, fruit cages, orchard, and two polytunnels. Our commitment to natural practices is evident as we work harmoniously with nature using a no-dig approach and avoiding the use of chemicals. Collaborating with Surrey Wildlife Trust, we strive to maintain a thriving ecosystem.

Volunteers play a crucial role in various gardening tasks, including weeding, general garden maintenance, planting seeds and trees, manuring, harvesting, and contributing to small building projects. For dedicated long-term volunteers, there is the opportunity to cultivate your own growing area.

If you're interested, click the application button, complete the online form, and a garden volunteer will be in touch with you soon.

Mission Statement

Receive a warm welcome at Rosamund Guildford Community Garden, where a vibrant community of volunteers comes together. Our mission is to create a nurturing natural space, inviting both novice and passionate gardeners to enjoy the beauty of the outdoors and wildlife.

We grow produce in tune with nature, using no-dig methods, slow natural enrichment and non-mechanisation. The Garden has many environmental features including a Roundhouse crafted through traditional methods, a pond fed by rainwater, two polytunnels, beds for growing, wildlife havens and a diverse orchard with a variety of trees.

Our volunteers can visit on a flexible basis and there are different ongoing projects that might appeal. Once signed up, our doors are open for volunteers to explore anytime, and we host regular volunteer groups on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Additionally, join us for our monthly 'big job' days over the weekends.