Southport Park-lodge Nursery greenhouse restoration April 3rd, 2014 admin Latest News Shares Comments Sefton council’s Nursery Site on Rotten Row is “Managed by Sefton New Directions and assisted by Fairfield plants”. This is a venture aimed at providing plants, grown locally and on site whilst supporting local growing businesses, sold through the nursery, and via charitable ventures within our community here in the north west. All our plants, shrubs, trees, vegetables and herbs are grown in conjunction with Sefton New Directions (SND), Adult services. In March 2013, Fairfield plants undertook the management of the site in conjunction with SND, All our students are members from Sandbrook ATC and whilst at the nursery are undertaking an NVQ course in horticulture. In the past year Park-lodge nursery was proud to take part in the Britain in Bloom by supplying shops, restaurants and hotels with hanging baskets, which were recently featured in the Sunday Times newspaper. The site is also shared with “The friends of Rotten Row” (FORR) a voluntary group funded by the lottery and who manage the borders along Rotten Row. Staff are from Fairfield plants and complimented by a variety of local volunteers, some working full time to those who offer a couple of hours per week. The site consists mainly of, two large poly tunnels and one large greenhouse with both poly tunnels in full time use and the greenhouse currently undergoing a complete renovation, this renovation can be followed on Facebook, (Just type in Parklodge greenhouse restoration). The greenhouse, 150 feet long, has had a new roof installed By Brook lea ATC Staff Tony Linford and Paul Griffiths and students and will be completed shortly, with repainting work undertaken by Southport College students and staff from the painting and decorating department lead by Simon Dewhurst. Whilst raising money for the Greenhouse renovation, supported by Southport ATC Charity (Park-lodge nursery greenhouse). We at Park-lodge nursery are proud to support (SSAFA) and Byng House RBL Hotel Southport, in their endeavours to support our military families. You can make your donations to the Renovation and SSAFA charities directly at the Nursery. Park-lodge Nursery Park-lodge greenhouses, Rotten Row, Southport Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Related Comments comments!