Tarmac is proud to have sponsored the show garden at this year’s Game Fair, held at Ragley Hall in Warwickshire.
The event took place between the 23rd – 25th July, with students from Pershore College, renowned nationally as a centre of horticultural excellence, and Moreton Morrell College, Warwickshire’s land-based college, working together to design the garden.
The garden was designed to educate visitors on four ‘smart’ themes in dedicated sections including the Climate Change Garden, which explored the effects of changing weather conditions; the Eco Garden, which looked at the importance of biodiversity; the Production Garden, which encouraged people to make the most of small green spaces at home; and the Smart Garden, which explored the ways technology can be incorporated into a garden setting.
Dave McCabe, head of development at Tarmac, said: “Sponsoring the show garden is a great opportunity for us to support the students in delivering an impressive project as part of their studies. Tarmac is committed to supporting young people and are involved in a number of education-based projects as well as providing a large number of apprentice and graduate opportunities each year.
“The event was a great success, I really enjoyed visiting the show garden and was impressed with what the students had achieved through the project.”
Gemma Payne, head of marketing at The Game Fair, said: “This year’s Game Fair welcomed over 119,000 people over three days. The garden was a showcase for the impressive work of the colleges involved, as well as giving us the opportunity to highlight our sustainability message and that of our partners, Tarmac. Visitors flocked to the garden and were extremely impressed with what the students had achieved.”
Find out about The Game Fair and future events here.