Benefits of a gardening project for people with dementia in nursing homes

The team visit south Wales to help a busy entrepreneur who has no time to fix her house. Rural affairs show celebrating the richness of country life in Northern Ireland. At a time like this where we are all being more resourceful at home, it has a really practical dimension, too. Gardens were thought of as an outside room, and fashions for interiors were extended to the garden. The clipped box shrubs and orderly flowers mirrored the concern with neatness that applied indoors. Alongside the herbs and vegetables grown in raised beds, there were some decorative features.

  • Simply punch a couple of drainage holes in the bottom before re-potting your plants.
  • Kids love going out in the garden for some playtime but zoning an area is key, as small family gardens can often be dominated by play equipment, leaving little room for anything else.
  • Here, an old freestanding kitchen unit
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