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Green-fingered residents enjoying new greenhouse

17 April 2020
A Sanctuary resident and scheme manager standing in front of the new greenhouse with an EnviroVent staff member.

Residents at St Mary’s Lodge in Scarborough will be able to grow their own salad crops and vegetables in a new greenhouse this summer, thanks to a donation from ventilation manufacturer EnviroVent.

EnviroVent, based in Harrogate, gifted a greenhouse to St Mary’s which now has pride of place the gardens following a request by Sanctuary for help with replacing the old greenhouse.

Scheme manager Paul Sanderson said: “EnviroVent was able to help our residents out and we would like to thank them for their support. It means a lot to us to be able to grow fruit and vegetables again, with benefits to both our health and well-being.”

Lewis Ronaldson, from EnviroVent, added: “It’s great to see the new greenhouse at St Mary’s Lodge and to know that it will be put to great use by the residents.”

*the picture was taken prior to the government’s social distancing advice coming into force

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