Pink, purple and blue will take over Kingston's Memorial Gardens thanks to Kingston University students

Pink, purple and blue will take over Kingston's Memorial Gardens thanks to Kingston University students

Yidhen Dorji and Eileen Khounsombath do some planting

Kingston University students in Memorial Gardens

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Chief reporter

Hues of pink, purple and blue will cover Kingston’s Memorial Gardens by summertime.

Kingston University student landscapers have been weeding, cultivating and pruning land before sowing new plants in the Union Street gardens as part of their second year curriculum.

The group raised £3,500 for the project and worked alongside Kingston Council, town-centre managers Kingstonfirst and sustainability company Quadron Services to turn the garden into a more colourful haven.

Kingston police have welcomed the spruced up gardens as a deterrent from anti-social behaviour.

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