7 June 2O20
Our annual Open Garden to raise money for the Keep Hope Alive Olive Tree Campaign in Palestine was cancelled this year due to the corona virus. This highly popular event attracted some 160 visitors last year who enjoyed not only a unique garden but also delicious cakes, refreshments, and the opportunity to buy unusual hardy plants.
However, we decided to do what we could to fundraise and so opened the garden by appointment for people to wander and to buy plants from the large variety available. Many people came and other supporters made generous donations which, to our surprise and delight, allowed us to raise £1150.
Happily, visitors still come to Westbrook Farm to wander, buy plants, and find out more about Palestine. In a couple of weeks visitors will hopefully be able to buy jam and honey from our bees as well.
The Keep Hope Alive campaign plants thousands of …