Category Archives: News

  • Art and cake supporting Ridgeline

    Posted on 10 June 2021 by Sian Hooley in News.

    Whiteknights Studio Trail is an annual event where local artists display their work in East Reading.  This year,the trail is Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th June 2021, between 11am and 6pm. One of the venues is providing refreshments in exchange for donations to Ridgeline.  It’s  32 Shinfield Road, and you can enjoy the beautiful garden […]

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  • Catch up on Growing for Health and Wellbeing Conference

    Posted on 7 May 2021 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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 […]

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  • Job Vacancy at Ridgeline – closing date 14 May 2021

    Posted on 27 April 2021 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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 […]

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  • Spring colour

    Posted on 9 March 2021 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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!

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  • Snowdrop hope

    Posted on 25 January 2021 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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 […]

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  • There’s always something to do in the garden …

    Posted on 19 January 2021 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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 […]

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  • Best wishes

    Posted on 15 December 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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.

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  • World Soil Day 5th December 2020

    Posted on 4 December 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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 […]

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  • Birdsong on a dull day

    Posted on 25 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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!  

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  • Listen to our latest interview on BBC Radio Berkshire

    Posted on 19 November 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    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.

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