The Therapy Garden statement on the death of Her Majesty the Queen We are deeply saddened by the news of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. On behalf of everyone involved with The Therapy Garden, we send our heartfelt condolences to The Royal Family as we all reflect upon and mourn the loss […]
We’re really excited to offer Green Social Prescribing at The Therapy Garden! Instead of a prescription for medication, GPs can now refer their patients to alternative opportunities. Social prescribing tackles anxiety, isolation and loneliness amongst other things. We offer programmes of 6 sessions of Gardening for Wellbeing on Thursday mornings. Sessions are limited to 6 […]
Volunteers, clients and staff were all delighted to welcome HRH the Countess of Wessex to The Therapy Garden in Normandy this week. Accompanied by the Lord Lieutenant of Surrey, Mr Michael More-Molyneux, the Countess joined in several of the activities that clients and volunteers typically participate in and chatted openly about the social and therapeutic […]
It was with a great sense of anticipation that we planned our re-opening! It’s been such a difficult year for everyone and we couldn’t wait to get clients and volunteers back on site. In the early part of the year we ventured into new territory, developing ‘TTG@Home’. This involved despatching a weekly box of horticultural […]
Some while ago we realised that our existing raised beds had seen better days… they were literally falling apart at the seams. They’d seen a good life and had been in use for about 15 years, we think, but it was becoming clear that they were no longer fit for purpose. They were awkwardly low […]
For the past few months we’ve ventured into new territory, developing a fabulous new initiative called ‘TTG@Home’. The idea When the second lockdown was announced in January, we knew that we had to do something! The idea of creating a weekly box of ‘table-top’ activities that we could share with clients was born. The programme […]
A new date for your diary! Sunday 22nd May 2022 – the garden will be open from 10am until 4pm and refreshments and light lunches will be available. Plants and produce to buy. Looking forward to seeing you on the day!
We were delighted to win GOLD for Best Neighbourhood Project at 2018’s Guildford in Bloom. Emma-Louise Crofts attended the Award Ceremony to proudly collect our accolade. Congratulations to all those who participated and won. The full list of winner’s can be found here at https://www.guildford.gov.uk/winnersguildfordinbloom Here’s to a blooming beautiful 2019!
We have been fortunate this month to work with BillyOh who kindly supplied us with a new shed for the garden. BillyOh.com has been established within the outdoor building and leisure products industry since 2000. As a family run business, CEO Charles Walton has helped guide the company from strength to strength over the past […]
Last week we received a generous equipment donation of loppers and secateurs from Flymo and a trimmer from McCulloch, making a big difference to the activities we can offer our clients. The trimmer has been put to good use by one of our Green School students on his first outreach project at the end of […]