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Sunday Mirror Feature

Get to know: Redwood Park Academy – Sunday Mirror

Ed Bond – Horticulture teacher Redwood Park Academy Our story The Redwood Park Academy garden is used as an educational space for 5 schools in the Solent Academies Trust where students have complex learning difficulties, physical disabilities or other additional needs. The garden project started about 3 years ago, changing from an occasionally gardened space into…

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Get to know: IncludeMe2 – Sunday Mirror

Suzie Wilson – IncludeMe2 Our story Our group is called the #allotmentangels and we are a part of of Includeme2 club are based in Reidvale Community Allotment in Dennistoun, Glasgow. We meet 4 times a week and sometimes 5 and are currently volunteering over 100 hours a week! A number of the members of Includeme2…

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Get to know: The Railway Garden – Sunday Mirror

Kate – Snowy Owl 1st Shepherdswell Brownies Our story Our Brownie group is called 1st Shepherdswell Brownies. We are based in Shepherdswell, Near Dover, Kent and we meet every week. We love having fun, making new friends, crafts, pack holidays, trips! As a group we are passionate about the great outdoors and enjoy making habitats…

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Get to know: The Wonky Florist – Sunday Mirror

Sue Hulme – Wonky Garden Our story Wonky Garden was started by myself and two friends in 2017 after we met during our cancer treatments. From our very early discussions when we talked about what we’d like to do after our treatements had ended, it became clear that we all had our own personal objectives…

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Get to know: Petrus Incredible Edible – Sunday Mirror

Petrus Petrus Incredible Edible Rachel Bennion The Petrus Community is a registered charity providing residential and day support services for people in housing need throughout the Borough of Rochdale, helping them develop their skills, independence and choice. Our community garden is a large part of what we do and is an area we are particularly…

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Get to know: Haskin’s Sophie Menjou – Sunday Mirror

Sophie Menjou Haskins Garden Centre Working with Cultivation Street Being part of Cultivation Street has helped us make people in our local community more aware of how we can help them with any school projects they have. I really enjoy the fact that I get to help children learn a little bit more about gardening…

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Get to know: Star Primary – Sunday Mirror

Jacqui Jennings Assistant Head and Eco-coordinator at Star Primary School Our Story Star Primary School, Canning Town, East London has a student base of 3 – 11 year olds and an amazing outdoor space. Based in a city setting the schools garden provides a vital link for children to understand the natural world.  In an…

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Get to know: WHFGG – Sunday Mirror

Cath Fletcher Volunteer for Welsh House Farm Green Grafters Our Story In 2016 Welsh House Farm Green Grafters was set up to run alongside the Welsh House Farm Big Local community project and aims to focus on the environmental side of the community initiatives. It then evolved into the Green Grafters with a more specific…

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Get to know: Grow for Talgarth – Sunday Mirror

Rosie Williams Volunteer for Grow for Talgarth Our Story In March 2018 we adopted an unused piece of land to develop a ‘Pick Your Own’ area by the riverside and on one of the main entrances into the town. We decided to use boxes as the land needed a good deal of work and fertilisation…

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Get to know: The Old Railway Garden Centre – Sunday Mirror

Matt Lewis The Old Railway Garden Centre, Brecon Potato growing contest My name is Matt Lewis and I work at The Old Railway Garden Centre in Brecon. I have been Cultivation Street Ambassador for the past few years and have been lucky enough to win Ambassador of the year in 2017 and come runner up…

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