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.

Supporting Men's Health Week 10-16 June #plantsNOTpressure

Explore our free resource looking at how gardening and time in nature can support men's health. It's packed full of advice, tips and inspiring stories.

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How we help

Find out how we use our over 40 years’ experience with social and therapeutic horticulture (STH) to support people's physical and mental health, communication and thinking skills.

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Book now for International People Plant Symposium 2024

The 16th International People Plant Symposium takes place in Reading, UK from 10th to 12th July 2024 under the aegis of the International Society for Horticultural Science (ISHS) and the International People Plant Council (IPPC). Find out more.

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National Lottery Heritage Fund

Find out how we are using funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund to give our gardens in Birmingham a new lease of life, expand our programmes and open up to the public.

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Monty Don
Mental or physical illness can strike any of us at any time, as I know only too well, but Thrive is working miracles, it is transforming people’s lives.
— Monty Don

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Thrive Prize Draw 2024

Make a difference with us! Join this year's prize draw for a chance to win some amazing garden prizes

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