We are delighted to report that our Woodland Walk garden at Chestnut Tree House children’s hospice in Sussex has been shortlisted for a national award!
Thanks to all the hard work and effort put in to creating such an amazing garden by our contractors Garden House Design and designer Ann-Marie Powell, prestigious industry body the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) have shortlisted the Chestnut Tree House garden for their Community Garden Award.
The Woodland Walk at Chestnut Tree House was a major project for Greenfingers, completed in summer 2014. The project saw a previous unused piece of woodland in the hospice grounds transformed into a beautiful woodland retreat for the children and families who spend time at the hospice to enjoy. The garden includes many exciting and engaging elements all carefully designed with the children who use the hospice in mind. Children enter the woodland through impressive ‘moon gates’ suggesting a doorway to another world where they can delight in lawned picnic areas with bespoke blackboard panels; a water zone with viewing platform over a natural pond; a stick walk with giant telegraph poles; a relaxing and restful tepee; a bug zone with nesting boxes and bug ‘hotels’ and touch flowing strips of sail cloth in the hanging garden.
We will have to wait a bit longer to find out if we win – fingers crossed until Friday 13th March 2015!
Well done to everyone involved in this inspiring garden.