News

Local residents take part in gardening workshop

Residents in Stockbridge Village explored the world of gardening and developed their skills in a recent gardening masterclass.

Preparations for this year’s Knowsley Flower Show were well underway at the workshop where the show’s committee shared their expertise in growing plants and vegetables. 

From planting seeds to nurturing them in the best way, the gardening novices were shown how to grow and keep cucumber plants, tomato plants, chai plants, and more. 

Residents could choose to enter these plants in the show or decide to use the tips and tricks they were taught to grow their own outside of the session.

The workshop wasn’t all focused on entering the Knowsley Flower; those who attended discovered all of the benefits of growing own produce. 

The team from Knowsley’s Incredible Edible community growing project came along to encourage people to grow their own food which can help you to eat more healthily and save money on food bills.

The workshop took place at Craig’s Community Centre and was possible thanks to funding from ForHousing. 

The community garden at Craig’s Community Centre on Little Moss Hey is currently undergoing a renovation and the team are eager for the local community to be involved.  

If you’d like some support with developing your growing skills, come and see the Incredible Edible team and volunteers at the garden every Friday between 2pm and 8pm until end of November 2019. You can also visit the garden every day of the week between 9am and 8pm.

If you’d like to find out more about growing your own produce, visit the Incredible Edible website. If you’d like to find out more about entering your plants, flowers, vegetables or even crafts, in the Knowsley Flower Show on 4 August, visit the website at www.knowsleyflowershow.com

  • Lucy represents GB for Waterpolo Championships
    17-year-old Lucy Mills recently took a break from her studies at Winstanley College to compete in the GB Ladies’ Under 17s European Waterpolo... Read more »
  • Revealed: The Educate Awards 2019 shortlist!
    The shortlist for the prestigious Educate Awards 2019 has now been announced with six Knowsley schools making the list of finalists.... Read more »
  • Emergency Services re-enact scrambler collision for local schools
    More than 200 primary schoolchildren descended on Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service’s (MFRS) Training and Development Academy this week... Read more »
- Share this page


EDUCATION

Pupil returns to where it all began

A Knowsley school are celebrating the return of one their ex-pupils, in 2007 one of their outstanding children, Katy Hamlin, left Cronton CE Primary School to start the next journey of her education in high school.

Always an exceptional student,... Read more »



WHAT'S ON

PEDAL AWAY EVENING CYCLE RIDE @ COURT HEY PARK

Court Hey Park, Roby Road, Knowsley, Liverpool L16 3NA Evening rides for all adults plus families with children aged over 8 years capable of a steady pace across 9 miles of off road cycle path along the Liverpool Loop Line. Just turn up. Adult bikes... Read more »

BLOG

HEALTHY KNOWSLEY - Cllr Sean Donnelly, Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care

I’m delighted to share with you that our Shared Lives and Supported Living service has received an ‘Outstanding’ rating following an inspection earlier this year from the care quality watchdog, The Care Quality Commission (CQC).

Knowsley’s... Read more »


Posted by

on August 1st, 2019



More features


This Weather Widget is provided by the Met Office