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Helping Your Community Grow

The Dobbies team is passionate about helping the communities around all our stores.  


We want to help make our local landscape a little bit greener, benefit people living in the local area and help boost wellbeing with green spaces and gardening projects. We do this through Helping Your Community Grow.


A huge thank you to all the projects and groups that nominated themselves this year, we were overwhelmed with all the interest and amazing projects. 


We’re delighted to announce the winners are as follows:    



Archway Covid Recovery Garden 

Trafford Veterans Community Allotment 

Andover Church of England School  

Riverside Community Cafe at Gateway Church 

Water Orton Primary Playground 

The Pace Centre 

Darvel Area Regeneration Team 'Beeing Better' 

Holmer Green Village Society Gardens 

Heartwood Skills CIC The Beacon 

Boston Nursery School The Great Outdoors 

Robin House Children's Hospice 

Elm Grove Primary School Top Playgroup Development 

Stowmarket High School's Secret Garden 

Noadswood School Community Garden

* Also our National Winner

Anchor Hanover Burnside Gardens 

Creswell School Fabulous Forests

Kempsford C of E School Go Green 

Whistlewood Common 

The Roundhouse Signpost International

40th Fife Scouts Environmental Project

Rosewell Sensory Garden 

St Marys & St Chad 1st School Hummingbirds Nursery 

Owermoigne Village Hall Herb Garden 

Oaks Primary Academy Early Years Outdoor Area 

ExtraCare Charitable Trust Growing Made 'Easy' 

St Mary's RC Primary School Grow a Rainbow 

Frogmore Court Look Ahead 

Wallace Road Nursery School 

Petersfield Hospital ForgetMeNot Garden 

Shalbourne Community Growers Project 

St Ivo Wellbeing Garden & Pond 

Smithton in Bloom 

Green Street Primary Green Fingers Project 

Churchill Park School Allotment 

Blooming up Bridge Street 



Friends of Rosebud Gardens and Bowjey Woods 

Fleming Fulton Memorial Garden 

Rosehill Court Community Garden 

Carers of West Lothian Get Growing 

Friends of Marple Memorial Park 

Woodside Community Gardens at Queens Cross Housing Association 

Milton Keynes Hospital Garden 

Friends of Chirk Railway Station 

St Roberts First School Peace Garden 

Dudston Eldean Primary School Happy Memory Garden 

The Kirkwood Gardens 

The Treehouse Garden, Oakbank Primary School Intensive Support Provision 

Sensory Garden, Little Miracles Charity 

Making Walbottle Beautiful 

Freckleton Lodge Care Home 

Thrive Horticultural Therapy

Little Hands Nursery School 

Knightlow Primary School Gardening Crew 

Millheugh Community Group 

Nether Stowe School Eco Warriors 

The Lawrence Centre Garden Project 

The Old Bell Street Allotment Project 

Merefield in Bloom 

Hinckley Community Fridge and Wellbeing Garden 

Alva Academy Balcony Garden 

Stockton Early intervention in Psychosis/Psychosis Team Planted area at SCC 

Escape Arts: Grow, Cook, CrEATe 

Birchgrove Community Foodbank/Community Veg Garden  

Swindon SANDS Baby Memorial Gardens 

1st Newport Scout Group Nature Garden 

Manorbrook Primary School Sensory Garden 

Martlesham Primary Sensory Garden 

Anchor Hanover Dementia Friendly Garden 

Friends of Rowntree Park Wildlife Spaces 

* Also our National Winner