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What people say
"an absolutely brilliant day - I gained an enormous amount from it and really appreciate the time spent on putting this together."
"I hadn't appreciated just how much of an understanding of working with people from all walks of life could be gained by listening to such specialised and committed carers - everybody who works with anybody should be attending these events "
Great visit to Ninewells Community Garden yesterday - thanks Kate @Trellis_Network for the tour!
Dighty Connect @DightyConnect
Thank you for a brilliant day on Friday at Hansel village - an inspiration!
Garden tweets @Amisfieldgarden
Looking to join your network. Amanda really sold you in #Alloa #network
Resonate Together @Head2Green
Thanks for a great day in Kirkwall, very interesting information and two excellent gardens were visited in the afternoon, certainly has given us some good ideas for the future.
Thank you for this - an absolutely brilliant day - I gained an enormous amount from it and really appreciate the time spent on putting this together.
Resources and queries
Free Therapeutic #Gardening PDFs, Activities, CaseStudies & more, great resources,
Thank you so much for all the information you have provided. I really enjoyed the presentation from the Camphill Gardener and it seems they are very similar to us.
That's brilliant, thank you very much. I will be focusing the paper on care farming.
Thankyou so much the details really help a lot.
Phew! is my reaction, that I left enough space and now have accurate information about the width of path needed for the council officer coming to visit the garden
Thank you for your encouragement and all of the useful information and contacts.
Thanks very much for passing this on, it's exactly what we were looking for,
Ah the value of networking! thanks very much for the new contact.
Many thanks for providing us with so much information. We will work our way through the list and hopefully secure some funding.
That is terrific, what a great response.
Just to let you know that i did manage to succesfully import the Salix cuttings from Iceland. As you said the phytosanitary certificate is vital on the outside of the parcel.
Thanks for those contacts – I have been in touch previously with the Walled Garden – but was not aware of the others.
Thank you so much for your reply! The links you have supplied look as though they will be really helpful. Thank you for taking the time to send them to me - it is very much appreciated.
Thank you so much for reponding to my request and for taking the time to look out some examples of work. These will be really useful! I'll certainly keep an eye on your website.
Fantastic – some great blinks – thanks.
Just a wee message to say many thanks for all the info & contacts & advice.
Thanks so much for all of that information, i will get in touch when i am a little more organised and will probably be looking to draw on your expertise again.
What a wonderful list of links and contacts how kind. I have already started to assemble a team to manage the project.
Melissa H - Free Space Gallery
Many thanks. It's a big help. Will definitely be in touch again !
Anna G - NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Thank you very much for sending us all this information, it will come in handy when we start constructing the raised beds.
Jessica M - Countryside Ranger
Thank you for getting back to me so quickly and with such helpful advice. I have contacted
all the projects you provided.
Fiona C - student
Thank you so much for your comprehensive reply, you are very kind.
Emma G - community garden in Forest Row
Thank you for your very helpful info.
John S - Gardening project Hawick
Brilliant Jenny thank you!!!!
David P - former Crichton Hospital grounds
The information will be very useful and your help it is very much appreciated.
Karen D - Ayrshire Central Hospital
Many thanks for the information, it will most definitely get me started.
Jane R - STH garden in Orkney
Many thanks for this information, it is really helpful. I am knee deep in researching community gardens now and it is really interesting. There are some very creative and innovative models in Scotland. Some of the one's on your list look interesting and I will follow them up.
Orla O'D - Community Enterprise
A big tks for you interest and support this really helps to encourage me to keep following my nose! Chat soon. Alice
Alice B - Healthy Homes Project
Brilliant thanks and very timeous as we meet the group again on Saturday – thanks.
Christine M - Community Links Scotland
Thank you so much for your reply, really really useful and has already started me thinking. My current patients are very keen on art work and making something for display so working on a mosaic over the winter would be perfect - shells come to mind! The links are good as I am a total novice.
Claire B - NHS FIFE
I can't thank you enough for your wonderful help! Your detailed answers will be of great benefit to my report and I am so grateful for your assistance, particularly during such a busy time.
David McL - SAC, Auchincruive
This is amazing – Thank you for your time. I’ll let you know if there’s anything else.
Hayley F - Barnardo's Scotland
Thank you for forwarding all the responses for a garden to design - that was a really overwhelming response. We have finally settled on designing a garden for the Royal Edinburgh Hospital to be used by patients, visitors and staff.
Margaret N - SRUC
Thanks for sending all this info. There are lots of good references and case studies. Just what we need.
Robin W - Chartered Forester
On behalf of Gardening Leave, I would like to thank Trellis for all the support and advice given to us since the project started in April 2007. Gardening Leave couldn’t possibly have afforded to pay for the amount of HR, legal, financial and PR advice provided by Trellis. The help and support given to ground breaking projects such as Gardening Leave has been invaluable.
Anna B C - Gardening Leave
Trellis Conference 2014
Well done Fiona, Jenny and Genie, for putting on a great event today,
Gardens by the Tay
Wow integral bat roosts and swift nest boxes for house renovations extensions and new builds
Great relatives activities ideas for carehome gardens and green areas
Great to hear about very successful Horner's Plot, The Garden Project and Watch Us Grow. Such dedicated folk involved
Great to be here with a great crowd for therapeutic gardeners.
Great job with the conference, hope you are recovered from the stress.
Previous Trellis Conferences
Thanks to @Trellis_Network for yesterday’s event. Good discussions with community groups from across Scotland.
BIG Scotland @BIGScotland
I really enjoyed it, and the whole day was fabulously put together, prospering even through the terrible snowstorms!
Ally H - Lochend Secret Garden
Just to say 'thankyou' for the conference today - two of us came along and we found it very interesting and came away with a few new ideas for our project.
John McD - Allotment Association Crieff
The conference is a great research opportunity for me (and a great lunch with interesting people)
Di B - Postgraduate Student in Therapeutic Horticulture at the University of Sterling
It was good to be at the conference. Lots of things to think about. So yeh made lots of contacts and thought it very valuable. Hope to try to come to other Trellis events.
Janet W - COPE Ltd
Only too happy to have been part of the Trellis event at Perth. Met a lot of nice people, and made valuable contacts.
Hugh F - Community Woodlands
I had a great day, I am always blown away with the amount of people who have a heart to
help their community. I enjoy coming along to the events and I am looking forward to the grassy market event in april.
Lesley S - Larkhall Community Growers
We had a splendid day at Cope last month, working with a class of primary7's who helped
us set up a new plot for growing cuttings and trees. Really I think it was the S.O.S. workshop that I went to at the conference, which gave me a bit of extra confidence, and made me think about getting the most out of a day with volunteers, and using publicity afterwards to raise your profile. It was almost as if the workshop was written for the day!
Anyway 20 teenagers painted fences, laid paths, barrowed chips, dug the plot, planted cuttings and trees, and really enjoyed themselves, I just thought to tell you about the day as I thought it was a tangible outcome of coming down to the conference.
Janet W - COPE Ltd
A Big Thank You to all at Trellis for your part in making it such a good day for us!
John A - Lothlorien Community (Rokpa Trust)
I had much to bring back on caring for our new orchard after the workshop on pests. Lots of stimulation towards developing a therapeutic garden. I wish now I had put in a photograph for the competition.
Merle F - Glenfinart Garden
I loved the conference - got a huge amount out of it and enjoyed meeting so many people. Well done for the organisation.
Debbie B - Walled Garden Perth
Just to thank you and all your colleagues for a super day. Good venue and programme, stimiulating sessions and great to network with others.
John Cf - Growing People & Growing Ability
Enjoyed the day immensely thanks again for all your teams hard work.
Thank you very much for organising this conference. I learned a great deal and enjoyed myself.