Allotment in the Park

12346531_10154469363068146_3077643732624999279_nA hidden gem in Seymour Park – you may not have even noticed it – lies in-between the back of Old Trafford Library and The Sport Barn.  The gates for the allotment are in the park, making it an ideal space to come and work in for families.  The kids can go and play if they get bored of weeding or digging.  We think it’s a great place for anyone wanting to get some space too, as the allotment overlooks the park, making it a very relaxing get away from hustle and bustle of life.

The Allotment in the Park is shared and is for anyone who would like to have a go at growing vegetables, fruit or flowers.  We will be installing a wildlife pond to make it a great place for pond dipping and finding frogs.

12341213_10154469364588146_7871526183056397073_nWe know that in a shared allotment it is inevitable that someone will dig up the wrong thing, plant in an already planted bed, or pick something they shouldn’t.  However, if you think you can cope with this, and  you are prepared to help out where you can, then this is the allotment for you.

You don’t need to have any experience and there will always be something to do – even if it’s just sitting on the old sofa and admiring the flowers for a while.  You can commit as much time as you like and if you decide it’s not for you then that’s OK too.

IMAG0533The keys are available from the library to anyone who registers with the Allotment in the Park.

If you would like to register then:-

contact Elaine through loveoldtrafford@gmail.com and she will arrange to meet you and show you round.

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