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The new Jubilee Garden at St Thomas More Catholic Primary School ENDSLEIGH INSURANCE COMPANY CHALLENGE 2012.

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1 The new Jubilee Garden at St Thomas More Catholic Primary School ENDSLEIGH INSURANCE COMPANY CHALLENGE 2012

2 Transforming a sad little garden As the garden looks May 2012 with dried out pond, uneven paving and numerous weeds

3 The Plan To transform the garden into a place of tranquillity and colour, providing a quiet space for the pupils to enjoy Commemorate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee but not using traditional red, white and blue Introduce a variety of plants in shades of white, pinks, blue and lavender Use plants to attract bees and butterflies into the garden

4 The hard landscaping Existing paving to be replaced with new grey textured paving Gravel to be replaced with pink grey chippings with paved stepping stones through main part Bradstone’s Peak Riven paving in grey

5 Planters & Paint Colours We have kindly been donated three planters by Cheltenham Fencing. These, together with the bench, will be painted in Lavender Garden Shades before being planted. Two of the planters, measuring 120x75cm will be planted with: 11. Lavender Hidcote, 9. Thyme Archer’s Gold, 10. Thyme Silver Posie (numbers refer to plant numbers on plan) Example of lavender paint

6 Planters & Paint Colours The third Cheltenham Fencing planter, measuring 1m square will be placed near the meter cupboard. There will be a piece of trellis placed behind it, also painted lavender Clematis montana Elizabeth replaces Veitch’s form 47. Philadelphus Mainteau d’Hermine

7 Grange Planters There will be two Grange square planters, both painted Jasmine. One placed near the Hall doors will have a piece of painted trellis to enable a sweet smelling honeysuckle to grow up it. The other will contain a hydrangea Pink hydrangea 45. Lonicera Hall’s Prolific

8 Area outside kitchen windows There will be 3 pots planted with: 49.Spiraea Gold Mound 50.Hydrangea, white 51.Spiraea Shirobana

9 Plants along Border by Picket Fence Coreopsis rosea 2.Veronica Alba 3.Monarda Croftway Pink 4 Trifolium Red Feathers 5. Veronica grandis 7.Veronica Blue Spires 8.Veronica Red Fox

10 Main part of the garden The site will be cleared of all existing plants, tree and grass before the transformation starts The new garden, once planted, will be covered with new membrane and Ragley chippings, a pink grey gravel. The following pages show you some the plants that have been selected for this area. Please refer to the plan for positioning relating to numbers shown on photograph

11 The new tree & plants around it 52.Prunus Amanogawa 42.Spiraea Anthony Waterer 41.Campanula Alba 39.Spiraea Gold Flame 37.Sedum Moerchen

12 The border continues Leucanthemum Anita Allen 32. Geranium Splish Splash 33.Salvia Swan Lake 34.Achilliea Jacqueline 36.Monarda Prairie Night 38.Teucrium Crispum 40.Geranium Johnson’s Blue

13 The border continues Campanula Blue Bloomers 22.Calamintha nepeta 24.Oregano County Cream 25.Penstemon Blackberry Ice 26.Echinacea Prima Dona 28.Geraniuim Biokovo 29.Penstemon Lilac & Burgundy

14 To complete the border picture Agapanthas Timaru 17.Lavender Loddon Pink 15.Erigeron Four Winds 18.Parahebe Rosea 19.Achillea Cerise Queen 20.Physostegia Crown of Snow 23. Spiraea Shironbana

15 Our thanks to The staff of Endsleigh Insurance Company for all their hard work in building the garden The following suppliers: Avonbank Nurseries George Bence & Sons Builders Merchants B&Q Blooms Garden Centre Cheltenham Fencing Elliott’s Gravel Merchants Service Point Printers TDP Ltd Wickes


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