Squires garden centres?are holding a?24-hour ‘Plantathon’ on the 17th and 18th of March?to raise money for?Greenfingers.?Greenfingers?is a charity which creates magical gardens for children and their families in hospices around the UK.
The event will start on the Thursday afternoon at?Squires in Badshot Lea, before moving to Squire?s in Twickenham overnight. A company spokesperson said: ‘Customers can come along?to watch the Plantathon, get hints and tips, ask gardening questions, and even roll up their sleeves and get involved in the planting. ?Specially planted up spring pots will be sold, and 20% from each sale will be given to Greenfingers, to raise money for this fantastic charity.’
Squires Managing Director Dennis Espley is leading the event. Special guests on the day will be?Andrew Gill,?President?of the Chartered Institute of Horticulture, and?Andy McIndoe.