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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 allotments

If you live in Moss Side and are interested in being involved in an allotment group, come along to the open day at Caythorpe/Bowes Street allotments on Monday 6th June, 5-7pm. This is an opportunity to grow your own veg … Continue reading

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Seed swap event

On the Eighth Day wholefood shop on Oxford Road, near Manchester Metropolitan University, are holding a ‘seed swap’ day on 22nd February. This means that anyone who wants to grow flowers, fruit and vegetables can take packets of spare seed … Continue reading

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