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‘This place saved my life’: the gardening charity helping veterans – in pictures
A gallery of images taken for the Observer/Guardian Christmas Appeal feature

The garden of peace: helping veterans heal the mental scars of war
Observer/Guardian Christmas Appeal feature on Gardening Leave’s work with Armed Forces veterans

Veterans therapy garden receives revamp
Radio interview with Gardening Leave on refurb of the charity’s Ayrshire project

Scotts Miracle-Gro and ISS help to create new Gardening Leave garden
Horticulture Week covers plans for a new Gardening Leave project in Dundee

Gardening leave: the soldiers finding solace in plants
Daily Telegraph feature on Gardening Leave’s work with veterans

Botanical blooms
House and Garden article on Amicus Botanicus exhibition raising awareness of Gardening Leave

Gardening Leave charity launches Honesty Campaign as it re-opens project
Daily Express article on Gardening Leave’s Honesty Campaign and relaunch of its new look Royal Hospital Chelsea garden

“The healing garden”
Our new London outreach garden by Gardening Leave’s chief exec Heather on The Guardian’s gardening blog

Erskine Appeal Hopes to Raise the Roof
Paisley Daily Express – By Jeff Holmes

War Veteran Battles Back From Trauma
Greenock Telegraph – By Paul Gallagher

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