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Armed Forces charity awarded £18,200 by Historic Scotland for Ayr Victorian Stovehouse restoration
When work complete, more space available for therapeutic gardening activities for veterans

Veterans charity welcomes BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time to Ayr
Listen out for the programme on 11 & 13 September

Victoria Cross hero officially opens revamped Ayr horticultural therapy garden for troubled ex-soldiers
Sgt. Johnson Beharry visits Gardening Leave Auchincruive

Botanical art exhibition raises awareness for soon-to-launch Dundee veterans garden
‘The Art of Cultivating Hope’: Dundee Botanic Garden 10 – 24 June 2015

Chelsea Fringe event in Kent supports Gardening Leave
The Walled Nursery in Kent asks visitors to be honest about veterans’ mental health

Gardening Leave’s therapeutic plants inspire botanical artist’s latest work
Plants blooming for a second time – in print at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show!

Gardening project flourishes thanks to Glasgow Airport
£3,050 donation to help develop a Wild Bird project at Gardening Leave Erskine

First ground broken at Dundee veterans garden project
Gardening Leave’s new site will be built on disused bowling green in city

Ayrshire veterans make some of the best marmalade in the world – official
Gardening Leave Seville Orange Marmalade scoops top foodie award

Botanical art exhibition raises awareness for Scottish veterans charity
Illustrates how plants help heal invisible wounds of conflict

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    Harvesting at our Ayr hort.therapy project for ArmedForces #veterans - a good crop of tomatoes. ow.ly/i/cO00f


    Welcomed @BBCGQT to our Ayr garden yesterday.Listen next Fri/Sun for programme they recorded on our hort.therapy work ow.ly/i/cMAvo

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    Getting ready for @BBCGQT recording @ Ayr Town Hall ow.ly/i/cLwGW

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    Looking forward to welcoming the @BBCGQT team to Ayr tomorrow. We're all very excited.

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