Gardening - top tips for disabled gardeners from Thrive

The website contains practical information to make most garden jobs easier, advice on how to take care, other useful hints and tips, and notes about which equipment and tools will be particularly helpful.

Gardening can help individuals accomplish many things. It can help rebuild a person’s strength after an accident or illness, and can provide a purposeful activity for someone coping with a difficult period in their life.

Visit the website for excellent information covering:

  • Gardening after a stroke and with heart disease
  • Gardening sitting down and from a wheelchair
  • Gardening for blind and partially sighted people
  • Gardening when you have a weak grip
  • Gardening when you use one hand
  • Gardening when you can't bend down

Who to contact

Contact Position
Information Officer
Telephone
01189 885688
E-mail
info@thrive.org.uk
Website
Thrive
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/thecharitythrive/
Twitter
https://twitter.com/thrivecharity

Where to go

Name
Thrive Trunkwell Garden Project
Address
Beech Hill
Reading
Postcode
RG7 2AT
Notes

The Thrive team give garden talks and have Open Days allowing the public to visit their gardens. Offering qualifications and a range of training and workshops focused on social and therapeutic horticulture.

Other Details

Availability

Age Ranges
16-18
18-25
50+

West Berkshire Council do not promote or endorse any of the services listed in this Directory. For more information on this please read our disclaimer.

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