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gold for stoke mandeville in aylesbury in bloom 2019

We are absolutely thrilled to announce that the team at Horatio's Garden Stoke Mandeville have been awarded GOLD in the Aylesbury in Bloom 2019 Communal Gardens category! The award was presented to Head Gardener Jacqui Martin-Lof by the Mayor of ...

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charity christmas card 2019

The Horatios Garden 2019 Christmas card has arrived!  This year our unique card has been designed exclusively by Salisbury-based artist, Nell Nicholas. Back in the summer, Nell spent a week in Horatio’s Garden Salisbury as one of our artists in ...

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national garden scheme open days

On Sunday 8th September Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville opened on behalf of the National Garden Scheme for the very first time, which coincidentally fell on the same day as the garden’s first birthday!  With the bunting up, the sun shining ...

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advent of change

We’re excited to announce that this year we’ve been chosen by Advent of Change to be one of the 72 charities that they’re supporting with their beautiful range of socially-minded calendars.  This year Horatio’s Garden will feature on the ...

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a busy week in horatio’s garden oswestry

Aside from BBC Shropshire’s special live broadcast in the garden on Sunday 8th September (which you can read more about by clicking HERE) a lot has been happening in the short time since our garden opened to patients, volunteers and NHS ...

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bbc radio shropshire broadcast live from horatio’s garden

On Sunday 8th September we were joined in our brand new garden by Paul Shuttleworth and Margaret Thrower for a very special live broadcast from Horatio’s Garden Oswestry. The team spent three hours hosting their programme from the comfort of our ...

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Tell Hicks

he went bump in the night – tell hicks’ story

Meet ‘Tell’. Fifty years ago Terrence ‘Tell’ Hicks was hitchhiking around the world – living on a dollar a day – following his passion for herpetology. He was finding reptiles and the like, catching them, sketching them and then ...

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a fantastic day opening for scotland’s garden scheme

On Sunday 1st September we welcomed visitors to Horatio’s Garden Scotland, opening our garden gates in support Scotland’s Garden Scheme.  Remarkably, the sun was shining throughout the afternoon which gave everyone the chance to explore the ...

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patricia samanta is our new salisbury artist in residence

Volunteer and fine artist, Patricia Samanta, is returning to Horatio’s Garden Salisbury as our new artist in residence.  Patricia will be in the garden every Tuesday afternoon from Tuesday 10th September until the end of October. She will be ...

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the shropshire star feature horatio’s garden oswestry opening

The Shropshire Star have kindly featured Horatio’s Garden Oswestry once again, celebrating the garden’s opening to patients and their loved ones earlier this month.  The newspaper details various elements of the design, giving readers an ...

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