The gardening for health charity

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.

Coronavirus update

Find out how we're affected by and responding to the coronavirus outbreak. We continue to help people use gardening for health and wellbeing and we still need your support.

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How we help

We have over 40 years’ experience of an approach called social and therapeutic horticulture (STH), where trained horticultural therapists work with plants and people to improve an individual’s physical and psychological health, communication and thinking skills.

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Courses and training

We offer a variety of training and education opportunities - ranging from introductory workshops to extended learning. Our programme is delivered from a number of venues across England - Reading, London, Bristol and Birmingham, as well as online.

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Gardening advice

We have practical information to make garden jobs easier, advice on taking care, useful hints and tips and details of tools and equipment that can aid you.

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