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Specialist or adapted tools

When choosing gardening equipment and tools, there is a wide variety of models and brand names. Following our hints and tips should keep things simple and avoid expensive mistakes.

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Gardening tools and equipment when you have heart disease

There are tools and equipment available that may make gardening easier and more comfortable if you have heart disease.

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Person allotment wheelbarrow centre for better ageing

Tips to make moving things in the garden easier

Most activities in the garden involve moving things, from carrying tools to composting weeds. We share equipment and tips to make it easier.

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Getting more from nature - gardening and dementia

From growing and maintaining a space to simply being in the moment, gardens and nature offer so many opportunities. Here are some gardening tips and ideas for you.

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Burgon and Ball precision shear

Mark Lane's recommended tools for easier gardening

Thrive ambassador and TV gardening presenter Mark Lane shares some of the handy tools that can help make your gardening life easier.

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Gardening tools and equipment after a stroke

There is a wide range of tools and equipment that may make gardening easier after a stroke.

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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.
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