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Nursery students get to planting on Marham Park development, Bury St Edmunds




Nursery children had the chance to get their hands mucky in Bury St Edmunds ahead of National Children's Gardening Week.

A group of 10 children from Little Acorns Childcare were invited to plant butterfly lavender and red geraniums on the Marham Park development this week.

The whole idea came about after David Wilson Homes, responsible for the construction of the homes on the development, got in touch with Little Acorns.

The planting at Marham Park with Little Acorns Childcare ahead of Children's Gardening Week. (47636294)
The planting at Marham Park with Little Acorns Childcare ahead of Children's Gardening Week. (47636294)

The children had help with the planting from Ray Webber of the Bury St Edmunds Rotary Club.

Katrina Rose, nursery manager at Little Acorns, said: “It was an honour to be invited to take part.

"The children, although somewhat nervous in the beginning, joined in and enjoyed the planting experience.

Ray Webber with children from Little Acorns Nursery. (47636769)
Ray Webber with children from Little Acorns Nursery. (47636769)

"Thank you to David Wilson Homes for including our nursery.”

David Wilson Homes sourced the children’s gardening equipment to do the planting, including trowels, forks, watering cans and gloves.

The nursery will get to keep the equipment as well.

Annette Hurst, sales director at David Wilson Homes Eastern Counties, said: “We hope the children had fun planting at our Marham Park development and enjoyed the educational visit with an excellent insight from Ray Webber.

Children from Little Acorns Nursery. (47636790)
Children from Little Acorns Nursery. (47636790)

“We’d like to thank Little Acorns Childcare for helping to brighten up our gardens for future visitors and we’ll look forward to seeing their plants grow over the coming months.”

Marham Park, on Great Hall Drive, has a range of three, four and five bedroom homes available to suit first time buyers and growing families alike.

For more information, visit: www.dwh.co.uk/new-homes/united-kingdom/h739901-marham-park/

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