On Thursday 8th of June , Philippa, two volunteers, and two residents made the 13 hanging baskets to decorate the St Eugenes atrium. It is a stunning place, like an oasis in the heart of Digbeth. Everyone enjoyed the morning and some residents are determined to attend the Spring to Life Allotment on a Thursday morning in future. Gardening for well-being definitely raises the spirits and improves social interations. We’ll return in a couple of months to see how colourful the atrium has become”.
St Eugenes is a Midland Heart sheltered housing project for men experiencing physical or mental health difficulites. Spring to Life has worked with them over the last five years, doing a range of theraputic acitivites with its customers