Category Archives: gardening

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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Flower Design evening preview event on Friday 25 November

On Friday 25 November Crosspool florist Flower Design is having a late night opening event. Between 6 and 8pm you’ll be able to preview their Christmas wreaths and table decorations at their Sandygate Road shop. Refreshments will be served and … Continue reading

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Fruit, vegetable and plant sales at Hagg Lane allotments this May

Hagg Lane & District Gardeners’ Allotments Society has 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: Saturday … Continue reading

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Preview of 2016 Crosspool Festival: your garden wanted!

The confirmed dates for the 2016 festival are Friday 24 June-3 July, with the Summer Fayre scheduled for Saturday 2 July. Here’s an update on this year’s festival from the organising committee: This summer we have entitled the festival Carnival … Continue reading

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