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This course provides garden designers with knowledge and examples of best practice for creating actively therapeutic green space for disability, recovery and rehabilitation.

Designing gardens for people with disabilities involves far more than a few wide paths and sensory plants. Drawing on Thrive's 40 years' experience, and key messages from the fields of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and Green Care.

"The course has given me a greater understanding and a broader awareness of issues related to inclusion and accessibility"

This course is suitable for:

All who have an interest in how to create outdoor space for disability groups including landscape designer and gardeners.

What you will learn:

  • How people gain from people plant relationships
  • How to assess green space using Attention Restoration Theory
  • How to make green space actively accessible


1 day

Included in your fee

All course materials
Course hand-outs
A light lunch and refreshments

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2 July 2020, London

The Herb Garden, Battersea Park, London SW11 4NJ
12 places remaining!


9:30am Coffee and registration
10am Course starts
4pm Course finishes

Book places

£135.00 For individuals, members of charities, voluntary and non-statutory organisations
£160.00 For statutory and non-voluntary organisations