Category Archives: Horticulture & Environment

Middlesbrough Council and Middlesbrough’s Green Strategy

Now is your opportunity to have your say on a greener future from Middlesbrough! The Council is now consulting on Middlesbrough’s Green Strategy, and you can have your say via the following link:

As always, be sure to stay in touch with us to see how you can be more involved through our National Lottery Community Fund Climate Action Middlesbrough partnership project. You can find us on Twitter via the handle @menvcity, on Facebook at or on Instagram at!

Horticulture Training

Our horticulture courses vary by season throughout the year and cover the following subjects:

  • Vegetable and fruit growing: Growing food from seed, planning and soil management.
  • Orchard pruning and management: Fruit tree pruning, care and propagation.
  • Horticultural machinery use: Risk assessment, maintenance and safe use of petrol powered mower, brush cutter and hedge trimmer.

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