THE annual Camelsdale plant sale has become such a favourite that this year it topped all records and raised £740 for Parkinson’s Disease.
Craig Hooker has been running plant sales for many years, but now it has become much more. There are also homemade cakes, a table of good bric-a-brac and a pile of almost new books to suit every taste as well as jams and pickles.
The plants are spread all over the front parking area while other goods for sale are in the garage and through the house with several people helping take the money, make the coffee and sort out plants.
Craig’s husband John had Parkinson’s for many years so the charity is very close to her heart and she was delighted that so much money was raised at the annual sale to help those with this exhausting and debilitating disease.
She said: “with one person an hour diagnosed with it somewhere in Britain, it is hoped through the immense amount of research going on that better medication and ultimately a cure will be found. But it all costs money.”