Kelly’s story

When we first met Kelly, she'd never done gardening before. She had even paved over her own garden because she didn't want any green!

But she blossomed whilst doing the New Hanbury gardening course. 

After 2 1/2 years with us, she found out that she was actually really good at gardening and went on to study at Capel Manor Horticultural college. Despite many personal challenges during that time, she completed the course and gained a diploma.

Despite many personal challenges during that time, she completed the course and gained a diploma.

She now works as a volunteer with one of our former teachers at the New Hanbury Project and for MIND. 

It's amazing what happen when certain seeds are planted! 

(Names have been changed to respect anonymity.)


Read more stories of personal transformation in The Accidental Hipster, SCT's 50th anniversay magazine (PDF, 5Mb)

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