Garden created for Children in Need campaign

A Cambridgeshire landscaper has teamed up with top garden designer Chris Beardshaw and TV builder Nick Knowles to create a garden for the DIY SOS Children in Need campaign.

Giles Landscapes maintenance manager Ivor Andrews worked for three days on the garden for the Spinney, a social club for disabled children, as part of a team of volunteer other contractors.

They rebuilt a timber clubhouse, planted fragrant plants and tactile grasses in the Beardshaw-designed sensory garden and built a large decking area and a tree house with wheelchair access.

Andrews said: "The build was the biggest I've ever done and it was touch and go as to whether we were going to get it done in time, but it was fantastic. There was a superb atmosphere on site."


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