Gardening and time in nature can help support rehabilitation, recovery, health and wellbeing after a stroke. Whether you have a windowsill or large garden, there are activities you can do.
Sensory gardens include features, objects and plants that appeal to our senses. They can be calming or stimulating, with a range of potential wellbeing benefits.
There is a wide range of tools and equipment that may make gardening easier after a stroke.
There are many ways you can make your outdoor space easier to manage. This can allow you to enjoy the benefits of gardening with minimum of stress and effort.
Choosing manageable gardening activities can help support your rehabilitation, recovery, health and wellbeing after a stroke.
In this article we look at attention restoration theory and invite you to reflect on the healing nature of gardens.