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Lifting Community Spirits: BLOOMIN’ MARVELLOUS

ANN BLOOMIN’ MARVELLOUS

“I’d never volunteered before as I work full time,” says Ann, former chief theatre critic at The Times who began volunteering in autumn 2017 at Great Croft. 

“Abul, the centre manager, had the brilliant idea of re-doing the outdoor space because sensory gardens are ideal for people who have memory issues,” says Ann. 

“I’ve always gardened, my whole life, but it was heart-warming to see how much people enjoyed just sitting out there – looking at the plants, listening to the water. It is really fulfilling,” adds Ann who already has plans to plant the bulbs that will soon be creeping up telling us it’s nearly spring again.

Read the full article here: https://gtcamden.com/faces-places/bloomin-marvellous

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