+44 (0)1579 372140 info@wrt.org.uk

Gardens revisited – September 2019

In September, we had an opportunity to revisit some of the completed project gardens, to see how they had matured  In late 2017, we helped build some rain planters with the residents at a sheltered housing complex  – nearly 2 years on it was great to see it...
Workshops and Celebration Days with our 5W schools!

Workshops and Celebration Days with our 5W schools!

Following on from the excellent planting days, in July it was time to celebrate with the pupils, and introduce the finished gardens to the parents.    Following on from the excellent planting days, it was time to celebrate with the pupils, and introduce the...

Garfield Weston Trust

SPONGE2020 is funded in great part by the European Union, but relies on match funding to complete our exciting work.  We have been very fortunate to recently receive generous support from the Garfield Weston Foundation who are fantastic donors providing support to...
Community planting day at Middleway

Community planting day at Middleway

Thank you to everyone who came along to our community planting day for the new raingarden at Middleway. The sun was out and the tea and cake was flowing – a perfect day to finish off the raingarden! The raingarden, complete with bench and stepping stones, is now...
Planting days at our 5W schools

Planting days at our 5W schools

Now that the Sustainable Drainage Systems have been installed at the two schools we’ve been working at under the 5W project, it is time to add some plants! We’ve got the children at the schools involved in planting up the features, using a variety of...
Another raingarden is underway…!

Another raingarden is underway…!

Today, we got started constructing a raingarden in Middleway in Taunton. The contractors, Whites Landscapes, have got a lot of digging to do to create a raingarden which will allow water from a nearby rooftop to soak away into the ground, rather than going down the...