Both amenities were created by the local Green Fingers
group which, despite having just five members, has laboured tirelessly to brighten up the estate.
Six Senses Zighy Bay and Galeries Lafayette are rolling out Little Green Fingers
children's workshops for the summer period.
WITH a natural stream meandering through the garden, this property is ideal for the family with green fingers
: Karen Berry, Paul Smith and Helen Elias prepare for action and (inset) Helen gets stuck in
The Year seven, eight and nine kids from the Green Fingers
' Garden Club donned high-vis jackets and gloves to plant the trees in Alexandra Park.
: Children will be selling their own produce in Williamson Square this week ALL GROWN UP: Children love seeing the fruits of their efforts in the garden
: (From left) Shoaib Tariq, Esa Hussain, Malieka Anum and Arooj Adnan, all aged four.
Now fed-up residents on Gillingham Road are fighting back with a committee called Grindon Green Fingers
, turning the no-man's land into a community garden.
The youngsters used a pounds 50 grant from Action Earth, funded by supermarket Morrison's, to buy seeds, pots, compost and tools for their Little Green Fingers
: Ashleigh Yarham, Kaitlin Brimble and Kyle Spence, 11, of John Emmerson Batty Primary, which is up for eaga-sponsored award
Plants can really make a decor scheme, but if you've not got green fingers
, faking it is the next best thing!