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.

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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Get Gardening for your health and wellbeing

Find a wealth of free advice and inspiration to help you make the most of gardens and nature

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Summary of the International People Plant Symposium 2024

At the 16th International People Plant Symposium key minds collaborated to highlight the potential to scale up gardening for health. Read 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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