Category Archives: gardening

Have you met the Holly Hagg alpacas?

The alpacas and pond dipping proved popular for many visitors at Sunday’s open event on Holly Hagg in Crosspool. The morning also started with a surprise visit from Radio Sheffield’s Clueless Team. Keep an eye on the Holly Hagg website … Continue reading

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Harvest family activities on Sunday 24 September in Rivelin

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Behind-the-scenes photos: creating the well dressing

Have you had chance to see the Crosspool Festival 2017 well dressing at the top of Selborne Road in person yet? Here are some behind-the-scenes photos showing the painstaking effort that went into creating it. Well done to all!

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May 2017 fruit, vegetable and plant sales at Hagg Lane allotments

Hagg Lane & District Gardeners’ Allotments Society is hosting plant sales over two weekends this May. You’ll be able to purchase vegetables, fruit, bedding, herb and perennial plants at the bring and buy-style sales running between 9.30am and 2.30pm on: … Continue reading

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Wanted: sponsor for Hagg Copse bench

Are you or your business interested in sponsoring a bench on a patch of shared green space in Crosspool? Hagg Copse is a community green area on the corner of Coldwell Lane and Manchester Road, maintained by Crosspool Forum. If … Continue reading

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Do you want to take part in Crosspool Open Gardens?

Each year, people in Crosspool enjoy looking round a range of gardens, chatting to neighbours, sharing gardening tips and stories, discovering Crosspool’s wildlife, seeing unusual garden activities (we have had bee-keeping, model railways etc.), drinking tea and eating home-made cakes, … Continue reading

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Over 175 Christmas trees recycled

Thanks to everyone who brought their Christmas tree for recycling on Sunday. Over 175 trees were shredded. They’ll be used to create a path on Hagg Copse and for biofuel. Money raised from your generous contributions will help provide planters … Continue reading

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