WRAGS Apprenticeship Claire Harris joins Lindengate as part of the WFGA's WRAG Apprenticeship scheme. To read more about this click on the image.
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How to Plant Bulbs in a Pot A cheerful container of spring bulbs is an easy way to create a splash of colour. By layering bulbs as shown in our word file, you will get colour from lots of different flowers. Planting several pots in the autumn will really give your patio the wow factor in spring. You can [...]
Blackberry Paint If you are out for a walk why not look out for blackberries in the hedgerow. For safety reasons only pick blackberries and if any children are with you make sure that they only pick the blackberries that you point out for them. Blackberries make a great natural paint. Take a card punnet or a plastic reusable [...]
Mindful Walk Blustery day? Why not wrap up warm and go for a walk. Enjoy the feel of the wind against your face and listen for the sound it makes in any trees nearby. Whilst walking notice how the colours of the leaves are starting to change. There may be blackberries and rosehips in the hedgerows. Choose a natural [...]
Pressing Flowers and Leaves Picked at their peak and then preserved, beautiful pressed flowers and leaves have many decorating and craft uses. INTRODUCTION Use them to embellish cards and stationery, arrange them on paper for a lovely wall decoration, or sandwich them between glass panes to make coasters with a botanical touch. There are a variety of plant presses [...]
Seeds and Trees https://www.gardenorganic.org.uk/seed-saving-guidelines Seed saving https://www.gardenersworld.com/how-to/grow-plants/how-to-collect-and-save-seeds/ Seed saving https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?pid=675 (Seedcollecting) https://www.rhs.org.uk/advice/profile?PID=95 (bulb information) http://www.shurdington.org/TreeChart.html (tree id chart) https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/features/six-things-to-see-on-an-autumn-woodland-walk (take notice on a walk)
World Mental Health Day 10th October 2020 With World Mental Health Day on Saturday 10th October, Lindengate continues to promote mental wellbeing for everyone. This year’s theme for World Mental Health Day is ‘Mental Health for All: Greater Investment – Greater Access. Everyone, everywhere.’ Rest & Reflect – New Autumn Opening Times With Autumn here, now is the time to [...]
Rest & Reflect – New Autumn Opening Times With Autumn here, now is the time to stop for a moment and think about your wellbeing and what that may look like, as the nights start drawing in and the temperatures drop. Finding time to give yourself space can be difficult in the best of weather, but in Winter, the challenge [...]
Lindengate’s Rest & Reflect Programme Welcomes over 600 Visitors and Continues to Support the Community In response to the COVID-19 pandemic earlier this year amme, Rest & Reflect was created to support all NHS/Key & Essential Workers, enabling them to lean on the healing qualities of Lindengate’s 5 acre therapeutic gardens. Once restrictions eased, we were also able to welcome [...]