Gardening for health

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Country:United Kingdom
State/Province:Cumbria
Location:Cumbria

Promoting the physical, mental and social benefit of gardening to a wide range of abilities with an emphasis on organic principles.



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Recycle your toilet and kitchen roll cardboard tubes by turning them into biodegradable plant cells to raise seeds. Gardeners are conscious of the amount of plastic pots and propagation trays they... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...

Toxic Plants in the UK

on Feb 13, 2021

Whilst severe poisoning from toxic plants in the UK is quite rare, there are a number of plants and plant species that pose a potential hazard to the gardener. Not only can certain plants be toxic... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...

Snowdrop walks in the UK are very popular at this time of year but due to the Covid lockdown situation people will unlikely to be able to visit these amazing displays.  However, a number of the... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For the...

This year we trialed three varieties of dwarf tomato in order to see if people can grow these delicious fruits in a limited space. We chose, Totem, Red Robin and Rotkappchen.  All of these plants... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...

People get different thing from their garden and the following little video captures perfectly how this interaction with the soil and plants can have a profound effect on our lives. [[ Please note this is an article summary. For the full text please...

Due to the Covid 19 restrictions it not going to be possible for gardening groups to meet up for their Autumn and Winter series of talks. The great news is that we are offering all of our Gardening... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...

Designed for the smaller garden, this diminutive paniculata variety Hydrangea only grows up to around 1m tall and 1m wide. In late summer and autumn it is covered in a mass of pure white blooms all... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For t...