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Armed Forces charity awarded £18,200 by Historic Scotland for Ayr Victorian Stovehouse restoration
13-08-2015
When work complete, more space available for therapeutic gardening activities for veterans

Veterans charity welcomes BBC Radio 4’s Gardeners’ Question Time to Ayr
09-08-2015
Listen out for the programme on 11 & 13 September

Victoria Cross hero officially opens revamped Ayr horticultural therapy garden for troubled ex-soldiers
28-06-2015
Sgt. Johnson Beharry visits Gardening Leave Auchincruive

Botanical art exhibition raises awareness for soon-to-launch Dundee veterans garden
03-06-2015
‘The Art of Cultivating Hope’: Dundee Botanic Garden 10 – 24 June 2015

Chelsea Fringe event in Kent supports Gardening Leave
28-05-2015
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
14-05-2015
Plants blooming for a second time – in print at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show!

Gardening project flourishes thanks to Glasgow Airport
08-04-2015
£3,050 donation to help develop a Wild Bird project at Gardening Leave Erskine

First ground broken at Dundee veterans garden project
17-03-2015
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
03-03-2015
Gardening Leave Seville Orange Marmalade scoops top foodie award

Botanical art exhibition raises awareness for Scottish veterans charity
11-02-2015
Illustrates how plants help heal invisible wounds of conflict

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