Next Pocket Park activity Day – Sunday 14th December

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Meet at 155 Broadfield road, Moss Side, at 12 midday to pick up tools, then head down to Popcket Park on Carnforth st/Parkfield St by 12.45/1pm Contact urbangardeningproject@riseup.net for more info/directions

New Planters on Pocket Park

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On Saturday 22nd March, brave Urban Gardening Project Volunteers built 2 more planters on the Pocket Park, despite the terrible weather with rain and hail stones. Photos will be posted soon

Heald Place Pupils win Young Achievers Award for work on the Pocket Garden

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The pupils at Heald Place Primary who have been using the planters built by volunteers from The Urban Gardening Project to learn about growing veg, have won an award for their efforts on… Continue reading

Canal Boating

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Moving a canal boat with abroken engine by hand from Castlefield basin to MERCi, with the hope of turning it into some kind of floating garden project..

Lets get planting – and planning!

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Things have been a little slow of late with the group, but there is lots coming up. Subject to confirmation still (so get in touch if interested), we will have the first meeting… Continue reading

New bed by the bench, on Moss Side Peace Gardens

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New bed put in and planted up, to brighten up the area by the bus stop bench.

Willow weaving

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Last Sunday after a fun afternoon at the Birchfields Forest Garden workday (the next one will be the 25th of July, from 1pm), some of us went and had a go at some simple willow weaving in… Continue reading

Olympic Torch – Sunday 24th, 7am. Free breakast!

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Thi Sunday the 24th of June, the Olympic torch will be passing the Moss Side Peace Gardens, at 7am. Free breakast! You can get acopy of the poster here – do feel free to print it out… Continue reading

Art at the Mews

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Planting for the Olympic torch passing

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We had fun planting up the flower beds, ready for the 24th of June when the torch will pass at 7.30am. Free breakfast provided for the hardy souls who make it out that… Continue reading