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Autumn wellbeing calendar

Autumn wellbeing calendar of activities

Enjoy all that gardening and nature have to offer for health and wellbeing this autumn with help from our calendar of activities.

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How gardening can make you feel part of a community

Gardening doesn’t have to be a solo activity. Sharing tips with others or joining gardening groups brings the joy of being part of a community.

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Gardening as an occupation planting

Gardening as occupation

Gardening can give us meaning and purpose. Horticultural therapist Ed Bowring explores gardening as occupation and how to achieve a sense of flow.

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Joy of autumn

Enjoying autumn with all our senses

Autumn is an amazing season of change in nature. We explore how we can use each of our five senses to experience even more this autumn.

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Plants to grow and gift

We can share the joy of plants by gifting them to others. Leigh, aka The Beardy Gardener, recommends some plants he likes to grow and give.

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Autumnal bunch of flowers

Autumn flower arranging

Autumn is a great season for flower arranging. We look at what plants are flowering in autumn and offer some tips for creating your own arrangement.

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