With Lend and Tend get introduced to a garden owner near you who has garden space going to waste, so you can grow in allotment-like space without a wait.
All you need to do is offer to Tend! You can start by submitting your preferences with this form and Lend and Tend can Patch-Match you with a garden owner near you. So you can grow locally in a neighbour's garden near you.
You get time in the garden and all the benefits that gardening brings and with any luck some tomatoes!The garden owner gets someone like you who can lend a much needed hand.
Lend and Tend requires all Lenders and Tenders to be over the age of 18.
We also suggest doing a garden Tending trial for a 1 month period at your patch-matched Lender's garden. See how you get along? Discuss your plans and if all goes well, offer your availability to Tend to the garden at the Lender's garden thereafter.
It's up to you how, when and with whom you Tend a garden, but it is advised that before Tending a garden, you draw up an agreement with the relevant garden owner(s) prior to commencement of Lending or Tending.
An agreement* can detail visitation rules/expectations, project objectives that you intend to honour and should be signed by both parties: Lender and Tender.
Template agreements can be obtained once this Lend and Tend Patch-Match form has been processed.
Whilst we are still working on the beta model of this service, finding a Patch-Match with Lend and Tend currently operates on a 'pay-what-you-can' basis.
The suggested donation to pay is £12.99.
There will fixed tiered rates (tbc) soon, but at the moment Lend and Tend operates on a 'pay-what-you-can' basis so that it is accessible to as many people who need it.
So if you think you will find find this valuable to you, just 'pay-what-you-can'.
There is no obligation for you to disclose a disability - it is your own decision.
We appreciate the time it has taken you to fill in this form. We hope that we can 'Patch Match' you soon.
Lend and Tend (Lend & Tend) or associated garden owners are not under any obligation to provide you with permanent gardening service(s) for any limited time, other than what the garden 'Tender' and yourself, the 'Lender' mutually agree privately.
Lend and Tend (Lend & Tend) nor its associates, friends, employees, partners of or affiliates uphold any responsibility for any loss or damage to property, hurt or injury to any individuals, animals or yourself; emotionally and or physically.
Lend and Tend operates for the benefit of communities, individuals; garden Lenders and garden Tenders, wildlife and the environment, if you wish to you can also donate to Lend & Tend at anytime via PayPal by clicking here: