Gardening for health

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Blog Tags:garden, gardening, plant, flower, vegetable, outdoors, wildlife, hobby, exercise
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.



Latest Blog Posts



Carlisle U3A Talk

on Mar 22, 2019

Our Successful Seed Sowing presentation was the choice of the Carlisle U3A Gardening Group on Monday 18th March. Held at the wonderful new Cumbria Wildlife Trust facility to a group of over thirty... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For th...

Spring Equinox 2019

on Mar 19, 2019

Wednesday 20th March 2019 is the Vernal Equinox (Alban Eilir) or the first day of spring in the UK. On this day, the hours of daylight and dark become equal as we come out of winter and head towards... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...

New Wellbeing Garden

on Mar 17, 2019

RHS Garden Bridgewater is to be the home of a new garden dedicated to the practice of therapeutic horticulture. The Wellbeing Garden, designed in house by Horticultural Projects Manager Ben Brace... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For th...

Don't be too keen on eradicating this perennial stalwart though. The humble Dandelion has been used as a herbal medicine for many centuries and was a staple of our Druid ancestors [[ Please note this is an article summary. For the full text please v...

On a sunny, warm first weekend in June we visited Gardening Scotland 2016. Held at the Royal Highland Centre in Edinburgh, this show is often a go to place for gardeners in the north of England... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For the f...

Gardeners are being asked to be vigilant to help stop the spread and identify areas affected by Aquilegia downy mildew. Carrie Thomas, who held the only two National Plant Collections of Aquilegias... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For t...

Brampton Community Garden in Cumbria are looking for more volunteers. If you have been toying with the idea growing your own fruit and vegetables but have been put off by the amount of work involved... [[ Please note this is an article summary. For...