Fletcher Gardening was set up in 2018 by Cath Fletcher, a horticulturist, gardener, and garden designer. Whilst continuing to undertake formal training, Cath has existing experience of community gardening, general horticulture and garden maintenance, border and garden design, and the planning and delivery of workshop activities for both adults and children.
Achievements to date include an RHS Gold Medal for the 'Belong' Long Border at RHS Chatsworth Flower Show 2019; Silver Merit award at the BBC Gardener's World Live show in 2018 for her Beautiful Border 'Our Space in Space'; winning the Birmingham in Bloom 'Best Community Garden in the Edgbaston District 2017' as part of the community group the Welsh House Farm Green Grafters; and Overall City Gold Winner - Helping Hand Award at Birmingham in Bloom 2018.
Cath is Green Connector for Greener Cleaner Firs & Bromford working with Open Door Community Foundation and Firs & Bromford Neighbours Together supporting local people to establish, develop, and maintain their green spaces.
Cath has previously served as the Secretary and volunteer for the Welsh House Farm Green Grafters and has assisted the group and local residents in setting up and maintaining communal garden areas and a communal allotment plot. More recently she became the Environmental Project Worker in Welsh House Farm and has designed and overseen the new Rutley Grove Community Garden development in the area.
Please get in touch if you would like to find out more about any of these areas of work or with any opportunities to get involved in new or existing projects - Cath is particularly keen to get more involved in the area of show garden design, planning and building. Thank you!