Category: Gardening

Donation launches garden project

The BGL Group has donated £5,000 towards a garden project at a refuge. Funding has been donated by financial services provider The BGL Group to begin a garden project at… Read more »

Double your impact on #GivingTuesday

Your donation to us can have double the impact. From 12pm on 27 November, your donations to us will be generously doubled for a limited time only. Follow this link between 27 Nov… Read more »

Homeless women design mosaics

Mosaic making at women's hostel

Homeless women at a hostel in Westminster have designed and built mosaics for a memorial area in their garden. Women living at Queen Mary’s hostel have experienced homelessness, and may… Read more »

Veterans create memorial garden

A sad event brought together residents of a veteran’s scheme and a young man’s family. When Aaron arrived at a supported scheme for veterans, he had left his family due… Read more »

Hostel garden project grows and grows

Forging positive social networks is crucial for homeless people as they prepare to live independently. Studies on the effects of gardening on people’s welfare have shown significant reductions in depression… Read more »

Gardens grow confidence in homeless people

Members of the Riverside Young Peoples Gardening Project work in a garden in Enfield. August 15 2017 Matthew Power Photography www.matthewpowerphotography.co.uk Gardening projects across the country are inspiring confidence and a sense of community in people who have been homeless. North London Young adults at a foyer for homeless young people... Read more »

The Big Give success

Young boy in homelessness scheme for mothers and children laughing and painting a model car

We would like to thank everyone who supported our Big Give Christmas Challenge for the Women’s Refuge Garden Project in Wakefield. As part of an antidote to Black Friday spending,… Read more »

Volunteers transform hostel garden

Volunteers Transform Hostel Garden

Volunteers from Network Rail helped to renovate a hostel’s garden just in time for the summer. Alongside staff and residents, two volunteers from Network Rail brought tools, plants, and a can-do… Read more »

Hostel residents celebrate Easter

The winners of the Terry Street Easter egg hunt

We hope that everyone has enjoyed the recent Easter and May Bank Holidays. Thanks to our donors, residents of homelessness schemes across the country certainly did. Seasonal events are often… Read more »

Women grow in confidence at garden project

Queen Mary's garden 2017 A gardening group has been running for nearly four months now at all female hostel Queen Mary’s. Many of the women who live there have mental health issues. The goal of... Read more »

Residents have growing success

In early July, homeless residents at a scheme in Ipswich were funded by Church Housing Trust to begin a self-grow project, producing their own vegetables.

In early July, homeless residents at a scheme in Ipswich were funded by Church Housing Trust to begin a self-grow project, producing their own vegetables. Gardening has many therapeutic qualities,… Read more »

Launch of Lottery-funded garden project

Church Housing Trust was pleased to attend the launch of its garden project for with homeless women in central London, funded by the Big Lottery.

Church Housing Trust was pleased to attend the launch of its garden project for with homeless women in central London, funded by the Big Lottery. The project involves revamping the… Read more »


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