Category Archives: Offers and resources

This week’s community allotment news

This week sees the last of our informative Gardening Sessions on Saturday 20th May at 10am. Many thanks to Matt for taking the time to help local residents learn about growing and caring for their own food crops and how … Continue reading

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4th week of allotment training

Just a reminder that tomorrow, 12th May, is the 4th of our training sessions on Moss Side Community Allotment. This week’s session will focus on: – garden creatures (good and not-so-good) – pests and diseases – growing and harvesting – … Continue reading

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Moss Side community allotment news

The third session in our allotment training programme starts at 10am this Saturday and will cover: identifying seeds, sowing, pricking out seedlings, potting them on, and direct sowing. It doesn’t matter if you’ve missed other sessions – all are welcome. … Continue reading

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Allotment training continued

This Saturday will see the second allotment training session at Moss Side Community Allotment. Following on from the success of last week’s relaxed, informative lesson, this week will cover tools and their uses, soil types and fertilisers, soil testing, preparing … Continue reading

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Allotment training sessions at Moss Side community allotment

A specialist in allotment management and growing will be at Moss Side Community Allotment (Caythorpe Street/Bowes Street) this Saturday (21st April) to offer training in how to get the best out of your plot. There will be a series of … Continue reading

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Update on Moss Side Community Allotment

Thanks to all those who have already contributed to work days at the Community Allotment. So far, the raised beds have been built and almost filled. Five fruit trees, two fruit bushes, five rows of early potatoes and various herbs … Continue reading

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Moss Side Community Allotment: get involved!

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Energy Advice Day for people in Moss Side, Hulme and Chorlton

Carbon Co-op are running an Energy Advice Day for people in Moss Side, Hulme and Chorlton between 11am and 5pm, Sunday 18th March at Brookburn Primary School in Chorlton. Drop in for: – A household carbon literacy programme of activity … Continue reading

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Seed swap, Cranswick Triangle, Sunday 11th March

This Sunday, 11th March, Transition Moss Side are holding a seed swap at Cranswick Square Triangle from 2-4pm. If you’ve got spare seeds, seedlings or young plants and want to exchange them for other varieties, come along and bring your … Continue reading

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Opportunities for community artists

Received at Cranswick Square: Seeking Volunteers for Community Art Project City South Manchester Housing Trust and our partners are seeking volunteers who live in Hulme and Moss Side who would be interested in taking part in an exciting new community … Continue reading

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