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Roof garden opens at Liverpool University
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The roof garden includes raised beds and two beehives

Students at the University of Liverpool have created an urban roof garden on the roof of the Guild building in Mount Pleasant, Liverpool.

The garden provides a place to grow herbs and salad and includes two beehives and bird nests to encourage local wildlife to the area.

The site will be a base for educational projects looking at environmental impact and sustainability.

And the garden will also be open for use by local community groups.

It is hoped that this will help to bridge the gap between students and the local community.

Liverpool Guild of Students President Danielle Grufferty said,

"The Guild Roof Garden is a great example of a community outreach project which can benefit both our current and future members and places the issue which are important to our communities, right at the heart of what we do."




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