A HEREFORDSHIRE nursing home is celebrating after its gardening club impressed at a county show.

Lynhales Hall Nursing Home, which provides specialist dementia care for the elderly, took home awards at the Herefordshire Growing Point Autumn Show, hosted at Headway House in Credenhill.

The event, with guests including the High Sheriff of Herefordshire, Robert Robinson, and his wife, Sue, showcased the pinnacle of talent, creativity, and community spirit.

And, a spokesperson for the home said, the heart of Lynhales Hall Nursing Home, its passionate gardening club, emerged victorious at the show.

The gardening club not only secured the coveted first place award in the dried flower section, but also earned a commendable third place in the terrarium category.

Expressing his admiration, the High Sheriff acknowledged the residents' hard work, creativity, and dedication on display in their entries. The competition, which featured displays from across the county, showcased remarkable talent and a love for horticulture.

Nick Brown, the home manager at Lynhales Hall, said: "It brings us immense pride to witness the accomplishments of our resident gardening club at the Herefordshire Growing Point Autumn Show.


"We wholeheartedly embrace our role within the local community, and events like this reinforce the strong bonds we share. All entries showcased incredible creativity, making the competition fierce and vibrant. We extend our heartfelt thanks to everyone involved. It was truly wonderful to be a part of such a talented and passionate community."

"The event served as a testament to the collaborative spirit and sense of community within Herefordshire, as participants from diverse backgrounds came together to celebrate their shared love for gardening," a spokesperson for the home said.

"The day was marked not only by breathtaking displays of flora but also by the aroma of freshly baked cakes."

The spokesperson said the home extends its heartfelt gratitude to the high sheriff and his wife for their presence and for recognising the residents' hard work and talent and to the event organisers, fellow participants, and the entire community for making the show a memorable and inspiring experience.