Titchmarsh backs soldier's charity Burgon & Ball range

ABF The Soldiers' Charity has launched a new range of gardening equipment sourced from Burgon & Ball.

All profits from sales of the online shop help support all of those in the Army family who require assistance from the charity.

Jess Bate, of ABF The Soldiers’ Charity, said: "The therapeutic benefits associated with gardening have been widely recognised and the support of Highground at Headley Court has further demonstrated this. This new range will not only benefit gardening enthusiasts, but those soldiers and veterans who may need our help."

Alan Titchmarsh said: "The Soldier's Charity enjoyed great success at the Chelsea Flower Show in 2014, so it is fitting that this new range of gardening related products is launched at flower show time in spring when we all appreciate the ability to get out into our gardens. There are many keen gardeners among the charity's supporters, and they can now continue to provide that support as they cultivate their gardens."

The Soldiers’ Charity is the National Charity of the British Army. It received a gold medal at the 2014 RHS Chelsea Flower Show for its garden ‘No Man’s Land’.

The product range includes secateurs, trowel, fork, twine-in-a-tin, and kneeling pad.

Please find attached the latest news from Burgon & Ball, on providing tools for a spectacular hospice glasshouse designed by Foster & Partners and opened by HRH The Duchess of Cornwall, with garden design by Dan Pearson and Lisa Rawley. 


Burgon & Ball is also supporting a new cancer care centre in Manchester with garden tools for its glasshouse, a collaboration between architects Foster and Partners, and garden designers Dan Pearson and Lisa Rawley.

Maggie’s Manchester, located in the grounds of the Christie Hospital, will provide emotional, practical and social support to people with cancer and their families in a warm, uplifting setting. The glasshouse is a key area of the centre, a place where people living with cancer will be able to enjoy participating in gardening – and tools from Burgon & Ball will help keep the surroundings in tip-top condition.

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