If you’re involved with a business which could help supply building materials, or you know a person who works for such a company, read on!
The team at Martineau Gardens is creating a new Pavilion Garden, located behind the refurbished Pavilion, creating a tranquil haven – a place for those experiencing immediate mental distress to find peace. The volunteers have been working hard, through severe frosts and icy rain, clearing the land, removing rubble and digging trenches. The Wednesday Group, following an RHS course are learning about Garden Design, hands-on. The work is demanding but there’s a great sense of team spirit – working together on a project like this is good for the soul. We’ve been calling on local businesses and charitable trusts to help by donating materials. Thanks to a recent donation of materials from E H Smith, we are to the next stage and progress is advancing well.
The major cost of completing the new garden will be for laying a wheelchair-friendly bonded resin surface. However, if individuals or companies can supply any of the following it will be a tremendous help: builders’ sand; cement; paving slabs; sleepers; fencing panels and trellis.
We are also seeking large dunk tanks (water header tanks) for John Gale’s water collection system which has been extended to reach the Pavilion Garden, which will make it easier and ‘greener’ for watering the plants in the Pavilion Garden.
Can you help with a donation of materials? Call 0121 440 7430 and ask for Gill.