West Sussex city receives RHS grant


A city on the River Arun in West Sussex has obtained a grant from the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) to assist its native greening programme.

The Greening Arundel initiative, nonetheless in its first 12 months, has obtained funding to assist make Arundel a greener place to reside, work and go to, says the group. 

The initiative has a ‘Inexperienced Staff’ of 30 who’ve contributed over 500 volunteer hours, remodeling areas throughout Arundel, together with the institution of a herb backyard on the city quayside, and the potting of extra crops round city facilities, such because the practice station.

“The timing of the grant couldn’t be higher,” says Greening Arundel chair, Katrina Murray, because the group continues to develop its technique aimed toward nurturing biodiversity and additional facilitating native wildlife habitats. 

The Group has additionally obtained an preliminary grant from Arundel City Council, a donation from the Arundel Gardens Affiliation, and in-kind donations from Stubbs Copse Woodyard and the Arundel Arboretum.