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Garden of Friendship at the Parade Gardens

 

Monday 17 July 2017

 

New garden to celebrate links with Twin Towns: Fecamp in France, Mouscron in Belgium and Rhinefelden in Germany.

 

Garden of Friendship - Parade Gardens wildflowers 022017

 

The garden comprises of four wildflower areas with a different mixture of seed in each, either from the towns themselves, or that have a connection to their countries. Each wildflower bed has a bi-lingual interpretation board explaining the town twinning ethos, and a short description of each of our twin towns.

 

There are four flagpoles flying the twin town flags, and one flying the Vale of Glamorgan Council flag.

 

  Wildflower Garden of Friendship Rheinfelden 012017

 

Wildflower Garden of Friendship Fecamp 012017

  Wildflower Garden of Friendship VoG 012017

 

Wildflower Garden of Friendship Mouscron 012017

 

Delegates from the town twinning groups recently visited the garden during the Beats, Eats, and Treats Festival at Barry Island. They were welcomed by the Leader and Deputy Leader of the Vale of Glamorgan Council Cllr John Thomas and Cllr Hunter Jarvie at the garden.

 

They also spoke the Parks and Gardens Team who designed and created these beautiful gardens.

 

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