Wellbeing Polytunnel is blooming marvellous!

17th July 2019
Thank you to everyone who has supported us in getting our polytunnel up and running!

The polytunnel was made possible thanks to generous grant funding from Santander. Once it was in situ, our gardening club - Lindsey’s Hearts and Spades, under the watchful eye of patient Keith, have made it
into a beautiful oasis, with plants donated by the community.

Thanks to kit donated by Morrisons and Splashrooms, Keith has even constructed a hydroponics system!

Wellbeing Centre Manager Sarah Hodge said: “We are delighted with the success of the polytunnel! Our patients go in every day, watering, reporting and learning about hydroponics.

“They get so much pleasure from looking after the plants, and enjoy chatting together - it really does improve wellbeing of patients, staff and volunteers.

“It’s been such a success we’re now providing produce to be used in our kitchen for Lindsey’s Meet and Eat, and we’re even thinking of selling produce in the future!

The gardening club are looking for willing volunteers to support them, as well as donations of gardening tools. So if you can support in any way, please contact our team at llh.enquiries@nhs.net or phone Sarah
Hodge on 01724 270835.