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Parkwood Springs Forest Garden

Date Saturday 12th May 2018
Time 11:00 until 14:00
Meet At Cooks Wood Road Car Park
Cooks Wood Road, Sheffield
S6 3NJ
Organised By Friends of Parkwood Springs
Description Parkwood Forest Garden is a beautiful calm space and a productive permaculture project. It is a young forest garden developed by Sheffield City Council in association with local volunteers. A forest garden is a productive managed woodland that is beneficial to both people, in terms of produce, and wildlife, by way of habitat provision. A wealth of edible and medicinal produce can be organically grown: fruit, nuts, vegetables, herbs, spices and much more. Parkwood forest garden has been designed to need only a small amount of external input. It requires weeding, mulching & pruning, the compost pile needs managing and spreading and, best of all, there is often a lot of harvesting to be done. Other than digging up weeds, it involves a no-dig approach to gardening. We meet in the car park on Cooks Wood Road at 10.45am and walk over to the garden for 11.00am. We have a break at 1.00pm, you can bring your own drink and snack or food to share. We usually make a hot drink too. We finish at around 2.00pm. All tools and appropriate training are provided. Wear sturdy shoes, warm clothes in winter, and come and join us.
Contact Tim Shortland
Phone No. No information available
Email Tim.Shortland [at]
Type of Event Gardening
Primary Focus Gardening
Wheelchair/Pushchair Accessible Yes
Suitable for Families Yes