• Ridgeline are Cultivation Street prize winners!

    Posted on 25 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We’re proud to announce we won third place in the Cultivation Street Gardens for Better Health competition.  Cultivation Street is a campaign founded by Chartered Horticultralist and broadcaster David Domoney, to help people to grow and garden together. Ridgeline’s Hannah Pritchard, who entered us, explains, “The award is for inspiring community gardening projects and people […]

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  • Another chance to watch our harvest fete 2020 – and radio catch up

    Posted on 15 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    Our first ever virtual harvest fete was broadcast live on Youtube last Sunday 13th September 2020, and was a fantastic event – wonderful guitar-playing and hosting from our resident musician Marc Bartsch (not so sure about the jokes!).  And we raised over £2,000 – thank you everyone for your generosity! If you missed it, don’t […]

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  • Vote for Ridgeline!

    Posted on 8 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We’ve entered Cultivation Street’s Gro Your Best competition, and have been shortlisted!  We stand a chance of winning £500.  Now we need your vote – click on this link to go to their website and please vote for us. Thanks!  

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  • What Ridgeline does – in a nutshell

    Posted on 7 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    We hope you enjoy this one minute video explaining how ridgeline could help you or someone you know.

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  • Ridgeline Trust’s Virtual Harvest Fete, featuring Guitar-a-thon

    Posted on 4 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    An opportunity to enjoy Ridgeline’s beautiful garden and support our work in improving mental and physical wellbeing.  We’re not able to organise our usual much-loved harvest fete this year, but you can still support our invaluable work. where?  https://youtu.be/Adh1Cku0zt4 when? 2pm on Sunday 13th September 2020 – and if you can’t make it, don’t worry, […]

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  • How Ridgeline and other local organisations can improve health and wellbeing

    Posted on 1 September 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    Ridgeline Trust is part of the Reading Gardening for Health and Wellbeing Network (RGfHWN). From 1st September the network is staging a week-long campaign to highlight how the services of its 12 members can improve wellbeing. The campaign comes at a time of concern among NHS mental health commissioners that there is likely to be […]

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  • Giant caterpillar invasion

    Posted on 3 August 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    A headline to put fear into many gardeners – but not here at Ridgeline!  Because these hairy creatures were made by Hannah, and are completely harmless.  They do have a case of lockdown hair though, so will need some attention from the lawnmower soon. Hannah created the caterpillars as part of our entry in a […]

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  • Sunshine on a rainy day

    Posted on 27 July 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    It’s a damp, grey day today, so here’s a video of the garden in the sunshine from last week to cheer us up.  A little boost to our mental health from Ridgeline!

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  • Ridgeline’s insects working hard while the garden is closed

    Posted on 6 July 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    As we see a gradual easing of lockdown, here at Ridgeline we’re working out how and when we can reopen. March feels like a very long time ago when we stopped running gardening sessions.  For many of us, the last few months have been hard, not being able to do the things we normally enjoy.  […]

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  • What a difference a month makes

    Posted on 2 June 2020 by Sian Hooley in News.

    Our lovely clock border had become bursting with plants, so it’s had a major makeover.  It was replanted before lockdown, and is now coming into it’s own as the plants make of the most of the beautiful weather.  We’re keeping the garden looking good and sharing it with you through pictures – enjoying it together […]

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