Warfare in News
Posted on Tuesday 22nd May
Staff and patients exhibited their display, 'the Courtyard Garden', at the event for the first time yesterday, demonstrating the success of Headley Court's horticulture as therapy scheme.
The Chelsea exhibit, designed by Geoff Whiten - a long-serving exhibitor - is an example of a permanent garden at Headley Court aimed at helping patients rehabilitate from their injuries. It is also a collaboration with military charity Gardening Leave, who work with the Armed Forces community to improve the mental and physical well-being of personnel using horticultural therapy.
Growing Remembrance(Paperback - 162 pages)
by David Childs
The story of the inspiration for, establishment and evolution of the National Memorial Arboretum is a fascinating one. Sited at Alrewas, Staffordshire, the Arboretum has become the Nation’s all year round focus for remembering and paying tribute to all who have served their country in both peace and war not only in the armed forces and merchant navy but in the emergency services as well.
Planting began in 1997 and was supported… Read more...
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