Learn about the history of Harpenden’s sensory garden

PUBLISHED: 12:00 05 September 2018

Enjoy Harpenden More 30/08/2018. Picture: DANNY LOO

Enjoy Harpenden More 30/08/2018. Picture: DANNY LOO

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The Bowers Parade Sensory Garden, which sits just behind Harpenden High Street, offers people a rich experience all year round, especially to disabled visitors.

The garden was erected in 2008 in memory to Harpenden councillor Phyllis Edna May Moore.

Phyllis was a liberal democrat who served the Harpenden Town Council (HTC) for 11 years.

She was praised for her work for disabled people and in 2007 after her death, HTC awarded her with the posthumous Honorary Townsman Award.

The plaque in the garden reads “In memory of Councillor Phyllis Moore in recognition for all her hard work on behalf of disabled Harpenden residents.”

There are plants to feel and smell, giving those with disabilities an enjoyable and calming atmosphere around them.

Have you visited the sensory garden? Do you have any pictures you’d like to share? Email them to enjoyharpendenmore@archant.co.uk

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