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Gardening Leave backed by Guardian and Observer Christmas Appeal 2014
28-11-2014
We’re one of 9 mental health charities being supported by this national appeal

New WW1 vegetable seed range supports Gardening Leave
06-11-2014
New Franchi Seeds range of traditional veg grown by both sides during WW1

ISS assists in makeover for veterans horticultural therapy garden
03-10-2014
New look for Gardening Leave’s Ayr project

Plans for new veterans gardening therapy project in Dundee blossom
26-06-2014
£10,000 donation from Scotts Miracle-Gro & garden will be twinned with similar project in USA

Gardening Leave at RHS Chelsea Flower Show
14-05-2014
“The Big Draw” partnership is launched by Inovar Garden Buildings and Gardening Leave

Veterans gardening therapy charity launches Honesty mental health campaign
01-05-2014
And opens new-look horticultural therapy garden at Royal Hospital Chelsea

Botanical art exhibition supports veterans charity in WW1 centenary year
29-04-2014
Paintings to raise awareness of support Gardening Leave offers present-day veterans.

Gardening Leave & horticultural companies in joint exercise to ‘green-over’ London’s Union Jack Club
11-04-2014
Members of the Armed Forces, past and present, staying at the famous Club will now benefit from the therapeutic power of plants…

ISS and Gardening Leave – East Acton Outreach Garden
24-11-2013
Gardening Leave has been Highly Commended in the Sunday Telegraph’s Gardening Against the Odds awards for our East Acton Outreach Garden in London. Here’s the story behind the garden and how we, with help from ISS Facility Services Landscaping, brought the garden to life for veterans.

TV gardener Jim McColl launches renovation project at Ayr horticultural therapy garden for armed forces veterans
18-11-2013
Jim McColl helped Gardening Leave officially launch Phase 2 of its project to renovate a large Victorian ‘ Stovehouse’ greenhouse next to its horticultural therapy garden at Auchincruive, near Ayr.

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