A truly amazing weekend which deservedly gladdened the hearts of all those who put so much care and effort into the garden.
Chris – “A huge THANK YOU to everyone who took part, making the event such a wonderful success, with the bonus of £306. I will send cards to the extra helpers and cake bakers”
Mick -“This was a fantastic weekend, terrific organisation and participation by everyone – it was wonderful to be involved.The current estimate is some 200 – 250 people visited the garden over the weekend. This is wonderful and I am sure the Council will be pleased with this success. I also heard that some useful conversations were had with George Fergusson and Charlotte Lesley on Saturday morning regarding the potential of the area and future ideas for the garden. Big thanks to all involved, and to Chris, as I am sure you all agree, her good nature, energy and drive encourages us all to deliver successful events like this together!”
Charles – ” Saturday sales income – £173.16,Sunday sales income – £152.85. So £306.01 to add to our funds – well done everyone.”
Here is a link to 58 fine photos taken by Jessie Marcham commissioned by the Get Growing Trail:
Chris Carroll obtained the oak tree due to the generosity of Blaise Commercial Nurseries and organised a planting on Sunday 9th March with members of Henbury Conservation Society.
And here is a picture:
And there is a report and photo gallery on the Conservation Society site