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April 2021: Gardening at the Grove

07/05/2021

The Grove Newsletter: April Edition

Welcome to April’s newsletter from the Grove! We have had an exciting month at the home as Covid-19 restrictions begin to ease and we see a light at the end of the tunnel. More people are taking up the vaccines now which is brilliant news and the shops are set to reopen on the 12th of April which is great for our residents and shows another step toward normality.

As we move forward, please still take care when out and about. Wear your masks, keep social-distancing and washing your hands. It’s been a crazy few months but we are massively greatful to you all for being patient and understanding of the seriousness of this mind-blowing situation that we have been in. Here’s to a brighter future!

Gardening Club is BACK

We are incredibly happy to announce our Gardening Club is back in full swing now that the weather is improving! Our residents love getting outside when the suns out and paining pots and ornaments to incorporate into the garden.

 

Hidden Talents

While some of our residents enjoy going out walking or shopping, some like to carry on with work that they have started within the home. For example, our wonderful Peter Lewis has found his inner artist and has been working hard on his paintings. We’re sure you’ll agree they look great!

Out & About

Our residents are now enjoying going back out for walks- we have had a long time indoors so its nice to finally see others and go exploring our local area. We recently walked to Albert park and back burning some of those calories off, getting the blood flowing and the heart pumping.

 

St George's Day at the Grove

In celebration of St George’s day, our residents enjoyed the lovely sunny weather watching an entertainer and having a  BBQ in our garden. A wonderful day was had by all!

Poem written by our resident

Flowers

Flowers are bright, light, and beautiful and have a fragrance of their own, You can keep and grow flowers in the garden or in a vase at home, Every color of a flower differs from a dark shade to light, When there are lots and lots of flowers together it is a breathtaking sight, Flowers for all occasions birthdays, weddings, or just because, Roses, tulips, daffodils, chrysanthemums, oh and forget me nots, My favorite flowers will always be daffodils with bright yellow heads, These my children bought for me on Mother’s Day with tea in bed, I absolutely love flowers in whatever form they come, It is always nice to have flowers than to never have none.