Author Archives: Budding Foundation

New Museum Exhibit

New museum exhibit nearly ready. We have engineered a 100yr old Thomas Greens Multum-in-Parvo to allow safe operation by children to see how the mower works. Video below by our Head of Testing who is still wearing his goggles after … Continue reading

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Recent Grants

Financial support for care leaver to assist with degree course at Sussex University. Laptop for young carer to help with college work whilst at home caring for her sick mother and siblings. Fares for young lad to be able to … Continue reading

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Budding Museum of Gardening is open

Museum opened on Thursday 10th March, still a work in progress but lots to see. The barn is also full of lovely food, specialist cakes, cheeses, sweets, ice cream also art, crafts, flowers & much  more. Not forgetting BEER, we are … Continue reading

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Days to Museum opening!

Deadline approaches , with mowers & tools arriving for display within the museum area. The barn is also busy with the specialist craft & food people setting up their areas also artists displays etc.

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The Budding Museum of Gardening (The Barn)

Excellent progress with the barn only a couple of months to go, keen to get started installing our exhibits. The carpenters are hard at work putting the display stands together back in their workshop. Plinth above taking shape, measures 2.4m … Continue reading

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South Downs Heritage Centre

We are pleased to be involved with the new South Downs heritage centre in hassocks due to open in March. This will become a focal point for the charity within this fabulous £2.5m project. We will be displaying our collection … Continue reading

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Young Carers

Burgess Hill Youth website We are pleased to be funding Young Carers fun days in 2016

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Adur Special Needs

Adur Special Needs Project receive there new sensory equipment funded by a £600 grant from The Budding Foundation.

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Weekend Event in Ditchling (Mid Sussex Golf Club) Fri 14th to Sun 16th August

We will be displaying our full collection of Vintage Mowers & Gardening Tools together with our Pop-Up museum tent giving the full story of how the Lawn & Lawnmower were created. Refreshments, lunches etc available from the club bar/restaurant. Competition with some … Continue reading

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Ryan gets his trike! Over £2700 raised

What a fantastic result, Ryan a 5yr old who was born with severe brain damage and has limited movement in his limbs and unable to walk, now has the independance of riding a specially adapted trike. Thanks to his Aunt … Continue reading

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