Bath Voice News: how two women helped make Whiteway in the city blooming wonderful (and it all started at Bath City Farm)

Blooming Whiteway: Bath City Farm has to be thanked for bringing together too like minded souls in Claire Loder and Jude Rice (pictured) who have created something wonderful in Whiteway in Bath. Namely Blooming Whiteway – a community project to create interest in nature and gardening in the area and to increase the amount of greenery, wild flowers and plants along with trees in the suburb.

It all started with the Front Garden Festival in 2017 when the duo met at the farm where they have volunteered. Jude is now employed there as community grower where she trains groups from those interested in horticulture to those studying for a vocational qualification to pursue a career in the sector.

Jude (pictured) said Blooming Whiteway had been successful in seeing more residents cultivate their front gardens in particular but also taking part in planting trees, shrubs and wildflowers.

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