When a college approached a business for help in creating a new, rooftop garden its directors were only to willing to assist.
Students at UTC @ Harbourside in Newhaven wanted to create the green outdoor space but needed all the vital ingredients.
They hit on the idea of asking near neighbour Paradise Park for help.
The Avis Road garden centre came donated copious amounts of compost.
Mark Gilbert, director of the family-run business, said: “This is a really worthwhile project and something the young people can really get stuck in to so, of course, we gladly stepped in to give them a helping hand.”