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Firbank Children's Centre

Carpe Diem Gardens worked with the children's centre staff to design four edible play gardens. The project, constructed by S & J Lewis landscapers was funded by a grant from Sure Start. The gardens feature orchard trees, soft fruit, natural sand and water play. Climbing opportunities are provided by tree logs and boulders.

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Jennifer designing the garden
Jennifer designing the garden
Neil and Chris roofing the den
Neil and Chris roofing the den
Jonathan lifting turf to create borders
Jonathan lifting turf to create borders
Jennifer digging berry border
Jennifer digging berry border
Jennifer and Jonathan planting berry bushes in the orchard
Jennifer and Jonathan planting berry bushes in the orchard
View down the orchard of mixed fruit trees, soft fruit and sensory planting
View down the orchard of mixed fruit trees, soft fruit and sensory planting
Rill for natural water play
Rill for natural water play
Autumn leaves on blueberry bush
Autumn leaves on blueberry bush
First season apple harvest in the garden
First season apple harvest in the garden
Japanese wineberries growing on the fence
Japanese wineberries growing on the fence
View up the orchard, finished den and climbing logs
View up the orchard, finished den and climbing logs
Crab apple 'John Downie' pollinates other trees in the orchard
Crab apple 'John Downie' pollinates other trees in the orchard
First harvest of grapes
First harvest of grapes
Discussing The Hills garden with Simon & Jonathan. In the foreground logs, digging pit & den making
Discussing The Hills garden with Simon & Jonathan. In the foreground logs, digging pit & den making
Second den with memorial tree
Second den with memorial tree
One of the sandpits
One of the sandpits

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