Grow & Learn in Nature (GLiN)

Introducing our new educational award – Grow & Learn in Nature.

This is The Caley’s latest project based award that helps to connect people, plants and nature.

Learn about
How to make your outdoors space more nature friendly.
Developing your skills in biodiversity, plant care, soil health,
propagation and so much more.

Who is it for?
GLiN is for anyone interested in gardening and nature and there is no age limit. Children can also work on a GLiN project as part of their school work, with a teacher or at home with their family. Anyone can work towards achieving their GLiN award, on your own or in a group of any size or age range.

How it works
GLiN is flexible and you can work on your award at your gardening project, local greenspace, school or even at home in your garden, balcony or window ledge.
You decide what your project will be.
Practical learning outdoors leads to your award.
No exams – use your portfolio.
Minimum of 30 hours of activities.
Can be a group or individual award.

What you achieve
Awarded The Caley’s GLiN ‘Certificate of Achievement’.
Gain new gardening skills that work in harmony with nature.
Develop your connection with the natural world.

For more information, see the flyer or contact Jean Gavin at

Need some more inspiration?

Check out the portfolio of work recently completed by GLiN participant Carolann. It will give you an idea of what you need to do to complete the award.

“The Caley’s Grow and Learn award is a fantastic way of encouraging individuals of all ages regardless of gardening experience to connect with nature, develop new skills and inspire others.” Carolann Philp

GLiN at Saughton Park

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GLiN at Saughton Park

Unfortunately, GLiN at Saughton Park has once again been put on hold to comply with the current Government Covid-19 restrictions. The safety of all those who take part in this […]