Are you interested in organic gardening and growing?
Would you like to share an allotment?
Want to gain experience of gardening, growing or what having an allotment would involve?
Do you crave the natural elements and working with the environment?
Interested in healthy eating and knowing whats in your food?
Fancy a relaxed atmosphere with good company?
Got an hour or more to spare?
If so then this could be the place for you!!
Falkland Rd Organic Growers
What is FROG?
In November 2011, a group of volunteers began to build beds on the site in front of WENs building to grow organic fruit and vegetables.
Five years later, FROG continue to flourish and produce their own vegetables and have joined forces with the Green Umbrella Group who concentrate on growing flowers and plants to sell.
This is an exciting venture, so if you are keen to grow your own fruit and veg. (maybe you dont have the space at home) please come along and get involved. We need the help with building the raised beds and keeping up the plots. Lots of rewarding work.
For more information please ring Judith Anton on 07791.984491 or Suzy Mossop on 07719.075592
Wirral Environmental Network
is a local charity and one of its aims is to encourage the uptake of lifestyles which will help the environment now and for the future. Eating food locally grown with minimal packaging can help, but it can be rewarding and enjoyable to grow it yourself.
What has happened so far?
Following the success of Tots Plots, a mini-allotment scheme set up in fourteen primary schools in Wirral by WLN, it was clear the there was a need for a community garden to be developed at our base here in Wallasey. There was an under-used, semi-neglected garden here. Funding was gained in the autumn of 2002 from New Wallasey Regeneration and the Gatsby Project. An accredited organic garden course was run through the WEA and the gardening began. The garden is now an improved wildlife habitat, after gardening without chemicals, using a variety of native plants and creating a pond. It also smells and tastes good and is a place to relax.
As well as individual volunteers the garden has been developed with the help of other groups. Firstly the Social Services Central Park Project are a major user of the garden. Working Life, Tam OShanter Urban Farm, W.E.A, Riverside Centre, Eastham Conservation Trust, Dale Farm, Bambi Playgroup and SWNC Creche have all helped.