Who we are

Cassia Read (Founding Director)

Community garden birthday and membership day 21 May 2017
Talking about pollinators, garden design and ecology at Newstead Community Garden (photo credit: Ecologica)

Plant ecologist, writer, educator, illustrator and garden designer, Cassia’s passion is regenerating thriving and biodiverse plant assemblies and peri-urban food-webs.  With a background in environmental indicators, functional plant traits, vegetation dynamics and  citizen science (Fungimap) and a doctorate in plant community ecology, Cassia’s now dedicated to regenerating peri-urban landscapes and communities through building beautiful, resilient and biodiverse gardens and greenspaces. You can see her list of publications here.


Details coming soon about other members of our team…..