Gar­den a joy to be­hold


Mt Druitt - St Mary's Standard (East) - - NEWS - Ali­son Bald­ing

A NEW gar­den gifted to the St Vin­cent de Paul So­ci­ety’s Mar­garet Druitt Day Care Cen­tre at Emer­ton is al­ready get­ting good use.

Belinda Dou­glas’s daugh­ter Chloe, 3, at­tends the cen­tre and her son Jack, 2, will soon be en­rolling.

“It is just fab­u­lous to see some­thing done in that space, it is very invit­ing now,” Mrs Dou­glas said.

“The re­ac­tions from the kids has been great, they just couldn’t wait to get in and play.”

Mrs Dou­glas said the gar­den pro­vided a place for fam­i­lies to in­ter­act be­fore and af­ter drop­ping chil­dren off and pick­ing them up.

“The kids just love the rocks; there are sev­eral kinds of riverbeds and larger rocks so they get in there climb­ing, ex­plor­ing, jump­ing and dart­ing in and around,” she said.

The spe­cially de­signed gar­den comes cour­tesy of a group of TAFE Western Syd-

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from Australia

© PressReader. All rights reserved.