About our wellbeing services

We offer horticultural therapy services to support people in the community with their mental health, supported by plant sales and donations.

Gardening & Mental Health

“The research has been done and it is true that it’s good for the human mind to be able to live and experience in really natural situations.” Edward Wilson, Biologist

There's growing evidence* to suggest gardening can have a positive impact on mental health and wellbeing. Not only can gardens be relaxing, but our efforts in the garden can result in a confidence boost through a sense of achievement. 

There is also evidence that looking and spending time in green spaces can give mental health a boost and act as a method of relaxation and to de-stress.

We provide a place for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities to attend the nursery, developing skills and confidence to gain employment, volunteer and make positive steps towards improving their wellbeing.

*Thompson R. Gardening for health: a regular dose of gardening.

Our Services

Our wellbeing services provide a place for people with mental health issues and learning disabilities to benefit from the positive impact gardening can have, with our tailored therapy services and private therapy garden, it's the perfect escape from the pressures of life.

We help our clients develop skills and confidence to gain employment, volunteer and make positive steps towards improving their wellbeing.

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Catherine's story

Catherine shares how she has benefited from our wellbeing programmes...

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