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.
We’re only able to run sessions for our Addington students at the moment, so here’s a flashback to a year ago, when everyone was busy doing an Autumn tidy-up in the garden. We’re looking forward to working together again soon, but in the meantime, we hope everyone is looking after themselves, getting out and enjoying […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Ridgeline trustees have taken the decision to stop sessions temporarily. This is because very few of our existing clients are able to attend. We look forward to welcoming people back in January. In the meantime, we hope everyone stays safe, and that, by following the rules, we can all help stop the spread of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
After lots of careful planning and some changes to our setup, we were delighted to restart sessions with our client gardeners last Monday. Everyone was glad to be back and got straight down to work. Our dedicated team of volunteers have kept the garden in good shape during lockdown, but there is plenty to keep […]Continue Reading... No Comments.