To help with the application process some good examples of applications are provided below.
Newby Hall and Gardens Application
Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust provided support for the restoration of the rock garden at Newby Hall. The project’s aim was to realise the aspirations of the original creators, Robert Vyner and Ellen Willmott and create one of the best rock gardens in Britain.
Download Newby Hall v2, as pdf file
Photo: Newby Hall Gardens
© Phillip Cormie
Liverpool Cathedral is host to one of the largest city centre green spaces. However, the Cathedral wanted to expand on this to increase biodiversity through a partnership with the National Wildflower Centre to create new wildflower meadows. To achieve this they successfully applied for a grant from the Stanley Smith (UK) horticultural Trust.
Download Liverpool Cathedral Word version, as pdf file
Photo: Tractor preparing soil prior to wildflower seed sowing
© Richard Scott. National Wildflower Centre/Scouseflowerhouse
Above: Tractor preparing soil prior to wildflower seed sowing © Richard Scott. National Wildflower Centre/Scouseflowerhouse
The Fourth Reserve Foundation applied for a grant to restore an area that was once the site of a Railwayman’s garden in the late 1800s and so enhance the heritage value of the space.
Download Fourth Reserve combined, as pdf file
Photo: Restored Railwayman's garden, Fourth Reserve
© Anna-Maria Cahalane
Above: Fourth Reserve © Anna-Maria Cahalane
Museum of North Craven Life
The Museum of North Craven Life wanted to develop an Apothecary’s Garden as part of a larger renovation of their historic Folly Gardens and successfully applied to the Trust for a grant to purchase plants and planting materials.
Download Museum of north Craven Life Application v2, as pdf file
Photo: Museum of North Craven Life
© North Craven Building Preservation Trust
Winterbourne House and Garden wanted to improve an area of the garden that has suffered neglect due to waterlogged conditions. The project they applied for was to create a wetland meadow to harness benefits of the existing conditions and improve the biodiversity of the site.
Download Winterbourne Project v3, as pdf file
Photo: Photo: Area to be developed in wetland meadow
© Winterbourne House and Garden