Bamburgh Close opens its
gardens to the public

06 August 2015

Customers at Bamburgh Close in Spondon have spent the past few months making their community a place they’re proud to live in.

The garden in Bamburgh CloseAs part of ‘Amazing estates’ project, we work with customers to make the most of their estates, by making them easier to maintain and discouraging anti-social behaviour.

With a little help and some money from Guinness, the residents at Bamburgh Close have:

  • built a new rockery under a willow tree
  • bought begonias for hanging baskets
  • replaced weeds in the turf with slate and white gravel
  • extended the vegetable bed, growing potatoes, cabbages, peas, runner beans, beetroot and leeks.

Hosting a successful garden open day

Last month the customers of Bamburgh Close opened their gardens to the public, where they raised £132 by:

  • selling homemade cards, cross-stitch and cakes
  • displaying wildlife photography
  • running a raffle and tombola.

The money will go towards extra seating and improving the flower beds in the centre of the village.