Garden designer in Christmas collection

PUBLISHED: 17:44 13 December 2010

Helen Riches Patio Potager 10/9/09; Photographer: Sarah Cuttle

Helen Riches Patio Potager 10/9/09; Photographer: Sarah Cuttle


A TALENTED garden designer and esteemed writer is making a collection to help boost funds for a new X-Ray machine at Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

The Wreath prize

Helen Riches, will be collecting £1 donations, which include a prize-draw entry, around Saffron Walden to help staff at the Breast Unit in the Cambridge facility buy the much-needed equipment.

Anyone taking part stands the chance of winning a cheerful Christmas Wreath. For details contact her by e-mail at

The prize draw will close on Saturday December 18 so get in quick.

Helen’s unusual Christmas decoration ideas, all using natural materials foraged around the town, can be found in this month’s BBC Gardeners’ World Magazine as well.

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