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- Categories: Community Allotment | General.
- Next Friends of the Park meeting – 22nd Nov 7-9pm Categories: General.
- PETS’ CORNER – URGENT APPEAL! Categories: General | Pets Corner.
- Community Allotment update Categories: Community Allotment | General.
- A typical session in the Wildlife Garden Categories: General | Wildlife Garden.
Posted: November 15, 2018
Community Allotment - 2 fruit trees (an apple and a plum) up for grabs! A small donation to the Community Allotment would be appreciated. If you're interested, ring Margaret on 0161 865... more
Posted: November 13, 2018
The next Friends of Longford Park (FOLP) Committee meeting is to be held on Thursday 22nd November, 7-9pm, at Firswood Community Centre at the Quadrant end of end of the park - M32 8QSYou don't have to be a committee member to attend.An agenda will be posted here in due course. There will certainly be brief reports on items such as the new Heritage Lottery Fund bid by Trafford Council, and the proposed Pump Track.However, the main... more
Posted: November 3, 2018
The much loved Pets' Corner desperately need your help to achieve a grant from Aviva for essential maintenance work. It will only take a couple of minutes of your time and the link is here:More detailed information can be found on the registration form: https://community-fund.aviva.co.uk/voting/project/view/4-266There are various maintenance jobs that need to be completed with an Aviva grant but the... more
Posted: October 29, 2018
We have had a pretty productive year in the Community Allotment - our first figs ( thanks to the incredibly warm weather methinks in June and July ) and a new venture growing borlotti beans, sorry no photos of them, but they were picked and shared! Each year we do try out new plantings and last year we planted 2 vines which are now starting to establish themselves in one of the greenhouses - so watch this space for the future ... You may wonder... more
Posted: October 25, 2018
A couple of weeks ago, our volunteer group had another session in the garden, attempting to keep things in order and do some further planting. We've put in some borage, teasel and Jacob's ladder. After such a hot dry summer, the pond had almost dried out completely, so we were pleased to find that it had some water back in again. We're keeping an eye on it as we're not sure if the pond lining might be damaged.Read More[/button]