• Seasonal soup, frights and frost

    Posted on 30 October 2018 by Sian Hooley in News.

    The clocks have changed, it’s feeling cooler, and Ridgeline is a hive of activity.  Today, some of our clients were hard at work making delicious butternut squash soup which everyone enjoyed at lunchtime.  And pumpkins grown here earlier in the year were put to good use making fantastic lanterns. Meanwhile there’s plenty happening outside.  Plants […]

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  • Harvest fete raises a record £2,300

    Posted on 9 October 2018 by Sian Hooley in News.

    This year’s harvest fete was our best yet, raising an amazing £2,322. The weather was lovely, the garden looked its best, and hundreds of supporters came – and stayed! It was great to see so many enjoying the garden.  People were very generous, not only spending money on our ever-popular stalls, but giving donations as […]

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  • Ridgeline wins Gold!

    Posted on 8 October 2018 by Sian Hooley in News.

    At Reading in Bloom’s recent awards ceremony, we were awarded gold in the Community Garden category.  That’s the third year in a row!  It’s lovely to have recognition for the hard work put in by our dedicated clients, volunteers and horticultural therapists.

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  • New improved facilities thanks to Earley Charity

    Posted on 10 August 2018 by David N in News.

      We are delighted with our new area of hard landscaping and raised beds which will be helpful to our less physically able gardeners. The project was made possible by a generous grant from the Earley Charity. It was designed by Amanda Almeida our Senior Horticultural Therapist and constructed by Smallwood Countryside Contractors of Sonning. […]

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  • Big thanks to Tesco!

    Posted on 8 June 2018 by David N in News.

    We are very grateful to Tesco for the grant of £4,272.00 they have awarded us.  This will help us to retain the services of our Horticultural Therapist Amanda Almeida through the next year and mean we can continue to offer our clients her expertise and guidance.

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  • Coop Local Community Fund

    Posted on 7 June 2018 by David N in News.

    A big Thank You to the Coop Local Community Fund for over £6,000 which was raised in spring 2017 with the support and votes of local Coop customers in the East Reading,  Earley and Charvil areas. Among other things this money will be used for: the extension of our electricity supply from the pavilion to […]

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  • Good News: Earley Charity grant success!

    Posted on 11 February 2018 by David N in News.

    Our application for funding for a new hard standing area with raised beds has been successful. The Multi-cultural Gardening Club will continue gardening  at Ridgeline for the time being,  but starting this spring we will be converting the part of that area closest to the pavilion into an accessible firm-surfaced area suitable for  less physically […]

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  • New improved facilities thanks to Earley Charity

    Posted on 31 October 2017 by David N in News.

    We are delighted with our new area of hard landscaping and raised beds which will be helpful to our less physically able gardeners. The project was made possible by a generous grant from the Earley Charity. It was designed by Amanda Almeida our Senior Horticultural Therapist and constructed by Smallwood Countryside Contractors of Sonning. We […]

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  • Two Reading in Bloom awards for Ridgeline!

    Posted on 24 October 2017 by David N in News.

    Ridgeline are proud to have retained the cup for best in Community Gardens section of Reading in Bloom. But that’s not all: we also received the Banksian Medal presented by the RHS and awarded by the Reading in Bloom Committee for the largest number of points in the whole of the horticultural classes.

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  • Reading in Bloom 2017 Winners!

    Posted on 9 October 2017 by David N in News.

    Ridgeline are proud to have retained the cup for best in Community Gardens section of Reading in Bloom.  But that’s not all: we also received the Banksian Medal presented by the RHS and awarded by the Reading in Bloom Committee for the largest number of points in the whole of the horticultural classes.

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