Regional Centres

We run gardening programmes at our three regional centres and in the community. Gardeners can study for a qualification as we are a City & Guilds approved centre.

Our gardens in Beech Hill, near Reading, Berkshire

Tips for Easier Gardening

Improve access in the garden and find low maintenance solutions. Whatever your age or ability, we show you how to carry on gardening.

“Therapy through gardening is a powerful tool. It help me accept the fact I’d had a stroke and come to terms with it,” Ian, stroke survivor

Training, Education & Consultancy

With almost 40 years experience, Thrive deliver expert training in horticulture for health:

      “These online courses are excellent! I will be going back to them regularly in future"
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      We use gardening to bring about positive changes in the lives of people living with disabilities or ill health, or who are isolated, disadvantaged or vulnerable.

      Meet our gardeners


      The team at Thrive made Stuart realise that the stroke was over, life wasn't. 


      People with disabilities can face loneliness and lack opportunities that most of us take for granted.


      Isolated through mental health for years read how Thrive helped John.


      Phil is living with Alzheimer's and finds that gardening has helped him in so many ways.