Funding secured for Wellbeing Garden

We are delighted to have been awarded funding from the Postcode Society Trust – a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery – to develop a new Wellbeing Garden.

The funding will help us rebuild the raised beds outside the Hut, adding sensory and therapeutic planting as well as new seating.

Groups from local organisations supporting people with specific health needs will be supported to make use of the space, with group leaders trained in in basic therapeutic gardening skills so they can continue to make use of the garden following the one-year pilot. We’re currently advertising for a freelance gardener to help us with this project.

The funding will also help us carry out further improvements to the Community Garden and supporting our regular park volunteering sessions. Visit our What’s On page to find out more about all our gardening opportunities.

If you have any questions about the project please email volunteering@friendsofruskinpark.org.uk.