Volunteer Celebration Evening '2022' is back!
Published: 23 August 2022
The Fontmell Friendship Garden formally opened on 26th June 2021, following initial discussions with the Blackmore Vale Surgery. Thanks to a fantastic community effort plus support from sponsors, local businesses and schools, we were blessed with healthy and vigorous blooms all through the summer in 2021, and now in 2022, which everyone could enjoy.
The garden has inspired many community events – pop-up café, lunches, parties, Hello Yellow days, local schools’ projects, social prescribing and more. These wouldn’t have been possible without the generous contributions of dozens of volunteers from the parish and beyond who help in so many ways – growing seeds, donating plants, watering and weeding, maintaining, cooking cakes, serving teas, making posies and crafts, etc. This incredible teamwork is testimony to the garden’s name – “Friendship“.