'I was shielding because of health issues. I found it hard. On my first time out of the house, I came to see the garden. I walked round the corner of the building and saw the garden for the first time, and it overwhelmed me. I was blown away by it...'
'I’m a retired engineer. Since I retired, it’s been gardening, and bellringing that have filled the void. My hands are always green or dirty...'
During lockdown, I spent a lot of time in my garden, because I find gardening therapeutic. I read Psalm 23 every day. It’s been so helpful.
‘Home alone in the dark when I was a child, I was frightened. I sang “The Lord is my shepherd” to make me feel more secure.’