A blooming good show!

Harrogate spring flower show
Harrogate spring flower show

Green Future Building (GFB), a Heckmondwike based social enterprise, had a successful weekend at the Royal Horticultural Society’s Harrogate Spring Flower Show winning a Gold Award .

It was the second time they have scooped the Standard of Sundries display’ – last year they also won gold last year at the Autumn Flower show.

GFB, a not for profit enterprise was founded to give disadvantaged people education and training well as job opportunities in sustainable green building, joinery and conservation. It now employs over 20 people manufacturing a wide range of conservation products, garden furniture and small outdoor buildings.

The eye catching stand included the innovative animal houses, log stores, compost bins and an eco-shed all with colourful growing roofs. The plants for the award winning display were provided by Kirklees Culture and Leisure Services, Bradley Nursery.

The launch of the new squirrel proof bird table also proved popular with the use of 100 per cent recycled plastics and polythene bags to create a unique design preventing pesky squirrels getting access to the feeder.

GFB will be attending Mirfield Show on August 18.

For more information on GFB visit www.greenfuturebuilding.org.uk