Saturday, June 24, 2017

Gardening for the Disabled

Find accessible disabled gardening products, information and advice to assist the disabled and elderly gardener. Just because a person is disabled it should not mean that their garden cannot remain a love or hobby. The information listed here is designed to assist and bring gardening to people of all disabilities as well as offering accessible gardening tools, wheelchair accessible garden planters and related products or ideas to help the disabled person to continue to enjoy gardening.

The following list is regularly maintained and kept up-to-date and highlights some of the best accessible gardening for all disabilities information and resources available on the Internet.
 

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  • The Online College of Art & Design offer wheelchair users online qualifications in Art & Design. These qualifications are nationally and...
  • Osteopathic approved pain relieving supports and solutions for all back, shoulder, neck, knee, wrist and arm pain with free UK delivery and 30 day...
  • One of the largest providers of mobility products in the UK. Offers an exciting and comprehensive range of products from mobility scooters, walking...
  • Undertakes the sale and rental of evac evacuation and transit chairs to assist with safe evacuation from multi storey buildings for the disabled...
  • Fully wheelchair accessible holiday home in Wales with outside deck, garden areas, spacious rooms and fully equipped WC and shower facilities...
  • Buy your adjustable bed or riser recliner from the most reputable UK supplier. Willowbrook British made quality adjustable beds and riser recliner...
  • Provides a range of care and support services throughout Northamptonshire for adults with disabilities and older people. Aspiring to provide the...
  • Kuradocs is an on line tool that allows you to manage and store the multitude of information required for care, medical visits, education, form...
  • Enjoy a canal boat holiday specially equipped for disabled people and their families with wheelchair accessible ramps, hydraulic lifts, hoist...
  • Support the campaign for accessible changing facilities away from home for adults and children that need lifting, making changes to disabled WCs...
  • Sells wide fitting shoes and orthopedic shoes with special orthotic insole inserts. Shoes are extra wide width and large with sizes available up to...

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Disabled Urged to Keep Gardening

Information provided by the BBC concerning promotions to assist and keep disabled people actively gardening.

Flowerpotman

Practical gardening advice and tips for the disabled and elderly including people with arthritis and wheelchair users. Includes tips with digging and weeding, sowing seeds and a range of special gardening tools.

Fredshed

The site of Fred Walden, a wheelchair user and garden writer with details of equipment, organisations and charities involved in gardening and power tools.

Gardening for the Disabled Trust

A trust that gives grants to people all over the United Kingdom to help them continue to garden, despite advancing illness, age or disability.

Horticap

Provides horticulture training and garden crafts and rural skills to adults with learning disabilities. Located in Harrogate.

Lawn Care

Every gardner longs for a green and luscious lawn, find DIY lawn tips and articles, with details of the ideal grass seed, fertiliser and readers comments.

Root & Branch

Therapeutic gardening and rural crafts for people in Oxfordshire who experience mental health difficulties. View their events, objectives, and how to get involved.

Thrive

A national charity that works with disabled people and others with mental health issues to transform and enjoy the garden and gardening activities. Site provides details of how to receive advice and assistance along with contacts.

Twigs Community Gardening Swindon

Occupational therapists and horticultural experts providing a range of gardening and Woodcraft activities leading to City and Guilds certificates. View the current programme with details of how to get involved.

Useful Gardening Tools For the Disabled

An interesting and informative article provided by the Telegraph highlighting a range of gardening tools for people with disabilities along with readers comments and contacts of interest.

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