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Our events in or local to our centre in Beech Hill, Reading.

We warmly invite you to explore our Garden Shop, open Thursdays from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM. Discover our extensive collection of plants, houseplants, knitted cacti, handwoven hats, decoupage bottles and pots, artisan soap, lavender bags, and more. Each item is crafted with care by our exceptionally talented clients, volunteers, and staff.

Located in the Visitors’ car park, our Potting Bench offers a charming selection of plants, flowers, and produce cultivated by our client gardeners. Operating continuously, the Potting Bench provides freshly picked items grown using organic methods, with offerings that vary with the seasons.

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Thrive Potting Bench and Shop

Pay us a visit to find out more about our work, explore the gardens, buy some plants and eat some delicious homemade cake! Our open afternoon dates for this year are below:

- Tuesday 1st October, 2pm-4pm

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Open day attendees

Join us for a fun-filled afternoon between 12pm and 4pm at our Trunkwell gardens in Beech Hill. Free entry and car parking available, including accessible parking.

Activities will include:

    • Cakes
    • Soft drinks
    • Ice Cream
    • Games
    • Live music
    • Local traders
    • Treasure trail
    • Planting activities
    • The opportunity to explore our beautiful gardens

For stallholder enquiries please contact fundraising@thrive.org.uk.

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You can visit us by appointment at Thrive Trunkwell Gardens, Beech Hill, Reading, RG7 2AT - please contact the Trunkwell team to organise a visit.

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