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Edward Moore House residents bring spring indoors!

Edward Moore House residents bring spring indoors!

Main News, 04-Apr-2012

Residents at Edward Moore House, a residential home in Gravesend, have recently started an indoor gardening club to cater for those with green fingers.

To celebrate the emergence of spring, Edward Moore House gardener Peter decided to bring a bit of the season into the home by organising a special gardening session for residents who are less able to get outdoors. Peter works hard all year round to keep the garden at the Gravesend home looking great, and a lot of residents go outdoors to enjoy the flowers, vegetables and wildlife on sunny days. 

Unfortunately, not all residents are able to do that, so Peter arranged an in-house gardening session to get everyone involved. Residents took part in planting a range of flowers and vegetables with Peter on the day, some of which will later be moved on to the Edward Moore House garden, the others will live in the residents rooms.

One resident who took part in the indoor gardening activity was Violet Wenham, who commented: "I really enjoyed planting the seeds with Peter, I had a great time and it certainly was a different activity to what we are used to! I can't wait to see them grow up now."

Edward Moore House gardener Peter with resident Winifred Best.

The event was overseen by Edward Moore House Manager John Ogbe, who was delighted with how the event turned out, commenting: "Peter does a great job with the garden here at Edward Moore House, and the residents really benefit from the work he puts in. It was super to be able to see the residents interacting with him, they're all really looking forward to seeing their plants grow."

For more pictures from the day, please see our Facebook page.