Garden Gifts for Pilton Pre-school
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Local companies help Barnstaple youngsters with their first school garden.
LITTLE ones at Pilton Pre-school can now see their own garden grow thanks to Barnstaple Homebase.
The store has donated a variety of flowers, bulbs and herbs so the children can see, smell and even taste the produce of their new raised garden beds.
The pre-school now has its own outside play and garden area thanks to another generous gift from Pilton House, which has allowed it to use a part of its grounds.
Simon Edwards and Simon Dixon from Barnstaple Homebase went along on Thursday to help plant the garden. Mr Edwards said the company donated every year to local charities and tried to help the smaller good causes wherever possible. He said they hoped to return in the spring to help get the garden ready for next summer.
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Pre-school manager Janet Chapple thanked both Pilton House and Homebase for their kindness and help with the new outdoor play area, which she said would really enhance the children’s outdoor learning experience.
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