The Blackthorn Healing Garden is moving on in leaps and bounds! Hedges have been planted, decking has been laid, and the space is being transformed. New pathways are being created which will make access to the site easier, and before too long we will be planting up the new beds. The fund-raising for the garden […]
At the Blackthorn Trust we run various workshops for social therapeutic benefit, including the herb workshop. This particular workshop includes growing, harvesting, drying and preparing herbs which are then sold as tea, cook’s ingredients, massage oil, vinegar and herb oil. Harry came to the Blackthorn Trust to develop his confidence and self-esteem, and to learn […]
After two years of fundraising, we are really excited to announce that today the building work has begun for our healing minds garden. This was the scene when we arrived at the Blackthorn gates this morning, and we will keep posting updates as the work develops.
If you’ve walked up the path to the Blackthorn Trust recently you may have noticed that the entrance area looks a little wild and overgrown. We’ve been fund-raising since 2017 so that we can build our new garden – a quiet reflective space containing medicinal plants – which will not only improve the access to […]