Love Your Garden episode nine: boxing bolthole

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Love Your Garden episode nine: boxing bolthole

Posted 23 / 08 / 2017

This week we created not one, but two gardens for Marcellus Baz, the founder of Nottingham School of Boxing and Switch Up, an organisation focused on mentoring young people out of a life of criminality and providing them with the life skills to be a positive member of society. Marcellus, or Baz as he is known, was born […]

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Love Your Garden episode eight: Zootopia!

Posted 16 / 08 / 2017

This week we are making over the keepers’ picnic space at the zoo. Our main recipient was John-Paul ‘JP’ Houston, the most dedicated and inspirational zookeeper you will ever meet.   JP lives and breathes animal conservation. He is so dedicated to his work that he lives at the zoo – and that means that he is never […]

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Love Your Garden episode seven: sensory haven

Posted 09 / 08 / 2017

This week we are in Hythe in Southampton to transform a garden for four-year-old Isabelle Cooper. She is an incredible little girl who has a real zest for life, but unfortunately she was born with a very rare eye condition called LCA – an inherited degenerative eye disease which means it’s very likely she’ll be completely blind by the age of 10. […]

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Love Your Garden episode 4: turning Japanese!

Posted 19 / 07 / 2017

This week we had the pleasure of making a garden for the lovely Gina Constable, an incredible and unstoppable fund raiser for the Midlands Air Ambulance service. In the past 25 years she has raised £300,000!!! Gina’s late husband Tony had a dream to transform their garden into a peaceful sanctuary, so ten years after he passed away we finally made that dream come […]

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Love Your Garden Episode 3: Romantic getaway

Posted 12 / 07 / 2017

This garden was to be transformed for the lovely Jason and Fran. Jason had a life limiting illness and he and his family wanted somewhere they could escape to and spend quality time with friends and family. Fran and Jason also got married earlier in the year so Alan wanted a garden full of romance […]

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Love Your Garden Episode 2: Lourdes living

Posted 05 / 07 / 2017

For this episode, we were up north in Salford creating a garden for 87-year-old identical twins Betty and Rita. Betty and Rita are a huge part of their local community and have been raising money for their local cathedral for over thirty years. Their total currently stands at over £30,000! To thank them for all […]

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