horatio’s garden 2018

Click to watch the Horatio’s Garden 2018 video. 

Thank you for all your support and help throughout 2018.

Watch the video HERE

 

 

progress at oswestry

This week’s progress at Horatio’s Garden Oswestry. 

horatio’s garden runner up at social change awards

On the 11th December 2018, Horatio’s Garden was so grateful to receive the runner up award for The Everyday Impact – Long Term Enterprises at a wonderful event, hosted by the Directory for Social Change Social Change Awards and held at the House of Lords, presented by The Lord Dannatt GCB CBE MC.

Thank you to everyone who voted and well done to all those shortlisted! 

Thank you to everyone for your continued support, if you would like to donate to any of the gardens please click HERE

salisbury christmas tree

Thank you to Cranborne Garden Centre for suppling Horatio’s Garden Salisbury with this gorgeous Christmas Tree. Decorated by volunteers it stands in the garden and can be seen from the Garden Room as well as those outside enjoying the garden. 

 

 

how to make a home-grown christmas wreath

Nothing says Christmas more than a beautiful festive wreath adorning a front door – but instead of buying a wreath, have you ever considered making one with materials found in your garden?

Expert florist and National Garden Scheme Volunteer, Penny Snell CBE, gives her step-by-step guide on how to make a home-grown and wonderfully wild Christmas wreath. 

To make Penny’s Christmas wreath you will need:

Metal wreath frame

Carpet moss

Reel wire or green garden string

Variety of evergreen foliage from your garden

Variety of wreath embellishments from your garden e.g. Chinese lanterns, fir cones, holly berries, rosehips

Florist wire

Ribbon

Hammer

Watch the tutorial HERE

Penny has been volunteering for the National Garden Scheme for 38 years and is currently Vice-President of the charity, and served as Chair for a number of years. She is also County Organiser for London and opens her garden in Cobham, Surrey.

 

stoke mandeville christmas tree

Thank you to Tom from Forest and Fir for donating the most beautiful Christmas Tree to Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville. 

It has been fabulously decorated by our volunteers and takes pride of place in the Garden Room. 

amazon smile

Support Horatio’s Garden by starting your shopping at Amazon Smile. 

Amazon Smile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service but it donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the charitable organisation of your choice. Simply change the link in your browser and choose Horatio’s Garden to start supporting!

Find out more HERE

 

 

give as you live

Supporters of Horatio’s Garden can raise free donations simply by shopping online using Give as you Live.

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Give as you Live has helped raise £10,105,073.85 for UK charities so far, to learn more about Give as you Live click here 

Click here to sign up as a shopper today

nsic christmas fair

Thank you to the team from Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville for running the stall at the NSIC Christmas Fair. 

Thank you to everyone who came and supported us. You can still purchase gifts and stocking filler for Christmas online via our shop HERE

read jacksons fencing’s blog about horatio’s garden stoke mandeville

Joe Swift chose the Venetian Hit & Miss fence panels to complement the design of Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville. 

You can read their blog HERE

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