The volunteers, aged between 17 and 22, were helping to repair pathways in the sensory area
of the garden on Saturday.
The garden features a special sensory area
for the children at the school's Deaf Resource Centre, and the pupils will use the whole area as part of environmental studies, science and other lessons.
They are looking for contributions of tubs, containers and plants, including climbers like honey- suckle, clematis and hardy vines, and herbs for a sensory area
ISS, the UK s largest grounds maintenance service provider, provided materials and joined forces with the charity and with CHT staff and residents to construct the new garden which features a pagoda and decking, installed raised planters with vegetable, herbs and flowers and a sensory area
Some of our kids are visually impaired and we have considered buying plants with a nice aroma to use for a sensory area
Children have a pond, a boggy area, a sensory area
where they can touch the plants and a growing area.
Planned features include a wildlife and sensory area
and an outdoor classroom.
The garden is split into sections, including the wild flower meadows, a large pond and the sensory area
, where visitors with special needs can enjoy a fusion of smells and explosion of colour.
Pam Farmer, college spokesman, said: ``The centre's gardens are being redeveloped as a sensory area
where stimulating new fragrances, textures and sounds can be explored.
In the vinotheque, or wine library, visitors can taste and buy wine, while youngsters enjoy a games and sensory area
Figure 9(a) illustrates the model of the sensory area
of the palm.
The makeover team, organised by Smile for Life children's charity, have levelled the garden, installed hand rails for Hope to hold on to, and included a sensory area
, complete with sandpit.