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Peace of mind garden


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Peace of mind garden

  1. 1. Experience from the Peace of Mind Garden Mike Hamilton StUN
  2. 2. Background
  3. 3. How the garden has developed
  4. 4. Who we work with• Stirling Council• NHS Forth Valley• Friends of King’s Park• Third sector organisations• Stirling High School & ‘feeder’ schools• Forth Valley College• Local garden centres• Prudential
  5. 5. The difference we’ve made
  6. 6. When I garden, I lose myself in themoment and my worries disappear. Garden volunteer
  7. 7. Challenges• Theft and vandalism• Scepticism• Attracting volunteers• Funding• Time to co-ordinate the work of the garden
  8. 8. Future plans
  9. 9. The most noteworthy thing about gardeners is that they are always optimistic, always enterprising, and never satisfied. They always look forward to doing something better than they have ever done before. Vita Sackville-West, 1892-1962