We are a social enterprise that has been running a community garden since 2015. We grow a large range of vegetables and soft fruit, and some fruit trees as well as flowers. The garden users are involved in deciding what to grow and get a share of the harvest. We regularly cook and eat together, with whatever is ready for harvest at the time. The excess harvest is used to make jams and chutneys.
Facilities: Volunteering, Picnic area, Community recycling/composting, Holiday activities, Wildlife area
Open to the public?Yes
Open to the public - details: During opening times
Wednesday 10 am - 2 pm
Tuesday 6 pm - 8 pm (May to September)
The community garden is in North Park on Stanley Road. It is opposite the Leisure Centre.
Car - North Park car park (paying) is off Washington Parade, opposite Aldi.
Train - Bootle New Strand station - you can see the park when you exit the station.
Bus - any bus that is heading for The Strand Shopping Centre - we are within walking distance.
Friday, January 1, 2021 - 09:00 to Friday, March 31, 2023 - 17:00
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