Formby – The Asparagus Town

Formby is famous for asparagus growing this historic agricultural heritage is being celebrated by some interesting sculptures in and around the dunes and woodland.

Here are a couple an interesting wood carvings/sculptures related to the cultivation of asparagus that I have come across whilst walking the lovely dunes of the Sefton coast:-

Digging up the asparagus r

Asparagus Trees

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The National Trust has an Asparagus Trail to walk if you visit their Formby Point site – see link below:-

www.nationaltrust.org.uk/formby/trails/formby-asparagus-walk-trail

Asparagus Trail - Formby Pine Woods

The first photo is amongst the recent additions to my Flickr pages and the second one was added some time ago – see link below:-

www.flickr.com/photos/86659476@N07/