A beautiful garden is being planned around the Rees Way Support Centre, as an outdoor space for our community to interact and thrive in.

It will be a haven for all those who visit St Vincent’s for food, comfort or resources, as well as being a place where people can relax, get closer to nature and lend a hand in growing and nurturing plants.

A separate growing garden area will also provide fresh home-grown fruit and vegetables that will be distributed to local people in need.

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Getting back to nature

Migrants and refugees will also be able to plant produce native to their countries and integrate with the locals. There will also be a sensory garden, with plants and herbs like lavender which emit sweet fragrances. This means that people who are visually impaired and anyone who has a learning disability, can access the sensual joys of the garden which will be wheelchair accessible.

Young people will get to enjoy St Vincent’s community garden too. Talks are already in place with local schools and colleges to encourage students to come and lend their time learning to garden or landscape.

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Can you help us transform this into a beautiful landscape for our community?

You could help us plant seeds, donate flower bulbs, compost bins and other gardening tools or even suggest outdoor landscape design ideas.

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