Fernleigh Court planting day
Sheila King, Housing officer and Steve McGlen, NIO, have been
supporting residents of Fernleigh Court, led by David McMurdo, to
create a vegetable plot within the communal grounds. Participants
have ranged from toddlers and young mums to a 91 year old ex
groundsman at Lords.
Gardening experts from The Garden House, Brighton were on hand
to give advice about planting seasonal vegetables, fruit and
A composting area has been created to encourage recycling and to
make it easier to dispose of the green waste.
Earlier this year, the residents benefitted from other grants to
provide a new greenhouse and raised bed and are hoping that water
butts can be provided to keep their crops watered.