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Sunday, 15 February 2015 17:22

September 2013 - A Garden for Zach Completed

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Following on from our update earlier in the year, that our garden design was chosen by Zach's family, we are pleased to announce that the garden for Zach and his family in Salford is now complete.

It’s not every day that people in the garden sector get the opportunity to work on a garden that is designed for a boy with the eating disorder pica. It’s a disorder which results Pica is a disorder that is characterized by a person having an appetite for inedible substances- such as carpet, moss, plasterboard, wallpaper.

The garden includes many different sensory materials, ranging from plants, to artificial lawn, to timber, to natural stone paving and water. Other features include a trampoline, mirrors, coloured timber posts and lighting.

The weather on the garden wasn’t exactly on our side, but we soldiered on through the mud and rain – helped by Zach’s mum greeting us with bacon barms each morning – much appreciated!

 

Should you wish to read more about the garden project please click the following link for the story in a national newspaper:

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2418489/The-little-boy-ate-garden-Zach-gets-new-inedible-play-area-tell-difference-edible-inedible-objects.html

And if you’d like to find out more about Zach’s story please click on the following link:

www.facebook.com/GivingZachASafeFuture

Living Gardens would like to thank all involved in the project and hope that Zach and his family enjoy the garden for many more years to 

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