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.
GardenSite.co.uk are a supplier of many gardening products and also feature the easy accessible garden range of raised planters from leading brands and that have worked with companies like ThriveUK. They have over 60 years of trading under their belt and also feature the Birdlip greenhouse from Halls Eden Greenhouses which has a unique Zero Threshold sliding door with many benefits to the consumer giving perfect access. Ideal for wheelchair users and wheelchair access.
Enjoy gardening again dispite poor grip including holding and using tools to make gardening, DIY and household chores possible again. View video clips and read full descriptions and order online today.
Information provided by the BBC concerning promotions to assist and keep disabled people actively gardening.
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.
The site of Fred Walden, a wheelchair user and garden writer with details of equipment, organisations and charities involved in gardening and power tools.
A trust that gives grants to people all over the United Kingdom to help them continue to garden, despite advancing illness, age or disability.
Provides horticulture training and garden crafts and rural skills to adults with learning disabilities. Located in Harrogate.
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.
Therapeutic gardening and rural crafts for people in Oxfordshire who experience mental health difficulties. View their events, objectives, and how to get involved.
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.
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.