It was great to be part of Reading Gardening for Health and Wellbeing Network’s 2021 conference last week, featuring an interview with our very own client gardener Sally. The conference was originally planned for last year, but, like so many things, had to be cancelled due to the pandemic. So being able to run it […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Part-time, temporary role with possibility of extension An opportunity to lead a pilot project for green social prescribing, which we hope will result in a longer term position as part of the team at the award-winning Ridgeline Therapeutic Garden in Whiteknights Road, East Reading. What we do We offer social and therapeutic horticulture to help […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After the snow and the ice, Spring is bursting out at the garden. Colour is appearing everywhere – getting ready for when we can reopen, hopefully soon!Continue Reading... No Comments.
Our first snowdrop was spotted in the Ridgeline garden last week – did it know the snow was on its way? Garden growth may have slowed down over the Winter, but these delicate-looking little flowers show how tough they are. And they’re the first sign that Spring isn’t far away. While we’re still in lockdown […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Whilst we have decided to not restart gardening sessions for the time being, there is still work going on ready for when we re-open. Some of our raised beds are looking very sorry for themselves, so volunteer Steven has been busy at home building us replacements. They look fantastic, and we can’t wait to see […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Best wishes to everyone for a safe Christmas and New Year. And remember, we can still enjoy nature and being outdoors to help us through challenging times.Continue Reading... No Comments.
Did you know, World Soil Day (WSD) is held annually on 5th December to focus attention on the importance of healthy soil. It’s organised by the United Nations, and encourages us all to look after our soil to help maintain healthy ecosystems and human well-being. Here at Ridgeline, we do our best to play our […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
At the Ridgeline garden this morning, the birds were cheering up a grey morning. Getting outside in nature is good for us – even when it’s gloomy!Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you missed our interview with Bill Buckley, you can still catch it by clicking here. We’re on about 2 hours and 39 minutes into the programme. It’s always great to have the opportunity to talk about the wonderful work Ridgeline does in improving people’s health and wellbeing.Continue Reading... No Comments.
We’re going to be on BBC Radio Berkshire’s Bill Buckley show tomorrow (19th November 2020), around 12.30pm. Last year, Bill was a regular visitor to the garden. Coronavirus has put a temporary halt to his visits, so tomorrow is a great opportunity to keep Radio Berkshire listeners up to date with Ridgeline.And a great opportunity […]Continue Reading... No Comments.