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08 May 2017

Millom Garden Party Swap Shop - Tuesday 16 May

Cumbria County Council is pleased to be hosting a Garden Party Swap Shop at Millom Library between 1pm and 4pm on Tuesday 16 May.

People can donate their surplus seeds, plants, tools and garden equipment, and pick up some second hand items for free!  There will also be a variety of local organisations providing advice on composting, hand-made bird houses and planters for sale, and a free children’s activity on recycling.  Refreshments will also be available to purchase in support of Millom First Responders and there will be a wide collection of gardening books to browse and borrow.

Get your garden ready for the summer. Bring any item(s) you no longer need or have too much of and pick up a freebie to take home!

We will be accepting donations of garden items in useable condition at Millom Library on the day. All the items donated will be available for other people to browse and take away for free. Any items left at the end of the day will be donated to local growers, used at future swap events or given to charity.

  • Recycle for Cumbria will also be on hand with lots of information and tips for home composting. Have a look at some of the different compost bins available and get your compost questions answered. There will also be lots of ideas for transforming your garden with recycled materials and a competition to win £50 of garden vouchers! 

  • Apprentices from the Millom Network Centre Training & Skills Centre (on Devonshire Road) will bring a selection of their work for sale and display including bird houses, planters and mini-wheelbarrows.

  • Sheila Ellwood - fitness, health & wellbeing specialist - will be available to give information and advice on good health and gardening.

  • Dave Smith (RSPB) will be on hand to provide information, advice and ideas on helping to support wildlife in your garden.

  • Millom Flower Club will bring a flower display and provide information on creating displays and the different activities of the club.

 

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Cumbria County Council is pleased to be hosting a Garden Party Swap Shop at Millom Library between 1pm and 4pm on Tuesday 16 May.