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Gardening For People With Disabilities

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  1. roders
    Friendly x 14

    Just had a hip replacement.

    I've only just seen your post I hope you are off your crutches & are making a good recovery
    I've only just seen your post I hope you are off your crutches & are making a good recovery
    I've only just seen your post I hope you are off your crutches & are making a good recovery
    I've only just seen your post I hope you are off your crutches & are making a good recovery
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  2. Delta

    Suggestion to anyone else with hand arthritis & a yard garden

    Hi @Delta - can you email the photo to - and I will take a look at it and/or upload it for you :)
    Hi @Delta - can you email the photo to - and I will take a look at it and/or upload it for you :)
    Hi @Delta - can you email the photo to - and I will take a look at it and/or upload it for you :)
    Hi @Delta - can you email the photo to - and I will take a look at it and/or upload it for you :)
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  3. UsedtobeDendy

    New raised beds installed in our growing area

    Took some photos of the set up as it is at the moment
    Took some photos of the set up as it is at the moment
    Took some photos of the set up as it is at the moment
    Took some photos of the set up as it is at the moment
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  4. MrConspicuous

    Help needed :)

    IMHO I think you're doing the right thing - leave it until you have your own place.For me a garden is a very personal 'thing' - it makes a house a home.When you do buy your own place - there...
    IMHO I think you're doing the right thing - leave it until you have your own place.For me a garden is a very personal 'thing' - it makes a house a home.When you do buy your own place - there are plenty of ideas on here - from small container gardens to larger plots. :dbgrtmb:
    IMHO I think you're doing the right thing - leave it until you have your own place.For me a garden is a very personal 'thing' - it makes a house a home.When you do buy your own place - there are plenty of ideas on here - from small container...
    IMHO I think you're doing the right thing - leave it until you have your own place.For me a garden is a very personal 'thing' - it makes a house a home.When you do buy your own place - there...
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  5. arty

    Disabled Hosepipe Ban

    The last time our water authority brought in a ban they sent me a note renewing my exemption. Two days later they lifted the ban! :snork:
    The last time our water authority brought in a ban they sent me a note renewing my exemption. Two days later they lifted the ban! :snork:
    The last time our water authority brought in a ban they sent me a note renewing my exemption. Two days later they lifted the ban! :snork:
    The last time our water authority brought in a ban they sent me a note renewing my exemption. Two days later they lifted the ban! :snork:
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  6. Ian Taylor

    A show garden from Spouthport Flower show

    I really liked this show garden, has the garden designer suffers from Dyslexia, I also suffer with mild Dyslexia.
    I really liked this show garden, has the garden designer suffers from Dyslexia, I also suffer with mild Dyslexia.
    I really liked this show garden, has the garden designer suffers from Dyslexia, I also suffer with mild Dyslexia.
    I really liked this show garden, has the garden designer suffers from Dyslexia, I also suffer with mild Dyslexia.
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  7. CraigS

    Organic Soil Amendments & Aerated Compost Teas, Nutrient Exchange, A Way Ahead

    Hi Craig....very interesting stuff and it has to be worth a try. Let us know how you get on with it. Like John says, many here use comfrey tea and swear by it. As soon as I get properly stuck...
    Hi Craig....very interesting stuff and it has to be worth a try. Let us know how you get on with it. Like John says, many here use comfrey tea and swear by it. As soon as I get properly stuck into my new garden when all the DIY is complete inside I'll be trying comfrey tea myself. I just...
    Hi Craig....very interesting stuff and it has to be worth a try. Let us know how you get on with it. Like John says, many here use comfrey tea and swear by it. As soon as I get properly stuck into my new garden when all the DIY is complete...
    Hi Craig....very interesting stuff and it has to be worth a try. Let us know how you get on with it. Like John says, many here use comfrey tea and swear by it. As soon as I get properly stuck...
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  8. Sarah Giles
    Like x 13

    Gardening for Mental health

    Your words are so true. I'm sorry that you are still suffering from depression and hope that with the coming spring and summer, you'll be able to get out in the garden more. It's so therapeutic...
    Your words are so true. I'm sorry that you are still suffering from depression and hope that with the coming spring and summer, you'll be able to get out in the garden more. It's so therapeutic and as you say, there's nothing to loose, but everything to gain.In the past I suffered from severe...
    Your words are so true. I'm sorry that you are still suffering from depression and hope that with the coming spring and summer, you'll be able to get out in the garden more. It's so therapeutic and as you say, there's nothing to loose, but...
    Your words are so true. I'm sorry that you are still suffering from depression and hope that with the coming spring and summer, you'll be able to get out in the garden more. It's so therapeutic...
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  9. IanArmour

    The Wheelchair Garden

    wheelchair users generally have problems accessing/wheeling around the garden safely and unaided, rather then lacking space or ideas on where to plant things. Any wooden bench/table, shelf etc...
    wheelchair users generally have problems accessing/wheeling around the garden safely and unaided, rather then lacking space or ideas on where to plant things. Any wooden bench/table, shelf etc will fit the purpose as long as you can get to it (under or close enough), work on the plants within a...
    wheelchair users generally have problems accessing/wheeling around the garden safely and unaided, rather then lacking space or ideas on where to plant things. Any wooden bench/table, shelf etc will fit the purpose as long as you can get to it...
    wheelchair users generally have problems accessing/wheeling around the garden safely and unaided, rather then lacking space or ideas on where to plant things. Any wooden bench/table, shelf etc...
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  10. liammac

    Disabled Gardening

    Thanks @shiney for the alert :)Providing you are not promoting or advertising a product, then I see no reason why you can't post a link to your survey. If you need any help to do so, just give me...
    Thanks @shiney for the alert :)Providing you are not promoting or advertising a product, then I see no reason why you can't post a link to your survey. If you need any help to do so, just give me a shout and I will be happy to help.
    Thanks @shiney for the alert :)Providing you are not promoting or advertising a product, then I see no reason why you can't post a link to your survey. If you need any help to do so, just give me a shout and I will be happy to help.
    Thanks @shiney for the alert :)Providing you are not promoting or advertising a product, then I see no reason why you can't post a link to your survey. If you need any help to do so, just give me...
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  11. moonraker

    Gardening with back ache or wheelchair gardening

    I use a back support the best I have found is from physioroom really makes a difference, I also use a hinged knee brace with good results.Or I wait for a good day :love30:
    I use a back support the best I have found is from physioroom really makes a difference, I also use a hinged knee brace with good results.Or I wait for a good day :love30:
    I use a back support the best I have found is from physioroom really makes a difference, I also use a hinged knee brace with good results.Or I wait for a good day :love30:
    I use a back support the best I have found is from physioroom really makes a difference, I also use a hinged knee brace with good results.Or I wait for a good day :love30:
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  12. LowiePete
    Like x 5

    Designing a Low Maintenance Water Feature - Part 1

    Thank you for the info.... I'll have to look out for that one when I'm ready to get the plants for around my pond..... I just love how it adds character to the area. Not a bad price for such a...
    Thank you for the info.... I'll have to look out for that one when I'm ready to get the plants for around my pond..... I just love how it adds character to the area. Not a bad price for such a stunning colour :)
    Thank you for the info.... I'll have to look out for that one when I'm ready to get the plants for around my pond..... I just love how it adds character to the area. Not a bad price for such a stunning colour :)
    Thank you for the info.... I'll have to look out for that one when I'm ready to get the plants for around my pond..... I just love how it adds character to the area. Not a bad price for such a...
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  13. LowiePete
    Like x 7

    Planting an Art-Deco Raised Bed

    love the design!
    love the design!
    love the design!
    love the design!
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  14. Hannah's Rose Garden

    Chimneyrosegarden's mum's wheelchair garden

    play area weed controlled and bark starting to go down. I had to take 6 tablets to do this
    play area weed controlled and bark starting to go down. I had to take 6 tablets to do this
    play area weed controlled and bark starting to go down. I had to take 6 tablets to do this
    play area weed controlled and bark starting to go down. I had to take 6 tablets to do this
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  15. James Osborne

    Product design student, Gardening for the Disabled

    Hi James. I am bipolar and I also have nerve damage in my pelvis (affecting my back & legs) and nerve damage in one shoulder. Oh and I've had an op for carpal tunnel in one hand as well. So plenty...
    Hi James. I am bipolar and I also have nerve damage in my pelvis (affecting my back & legs) and nerve damage in one shoulder. Oh and I've had an op for carpal tunnel in one hand as well. So plenty of stuff frustrates me about gardening, let's see how much I can think of...........:scratch: raised beds...
    Hi James. I am bipolar and I also have nerve damage in my pelvis (affecting my back & legs) and nerve damage in one shoulder. Oh and I've had an op for carpal tunnel in one hand as well. So plenty of stuff frustrates me about gardening, let's see...
    Hi James. I am bipolar and I also have nerve damage in my pelvis (affecting my back & legs) and nerve damage in one shoulder. Oh and I've had an op for carpal tunnel in one hand as well. So plenty...
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  16. BastLoki

    Gardening with crutches....

    Cool, I'll try that. Thankyou very much!
    Cool, I'll try that. Thankyou very much!
    Cool, I'll try that. Thankyou very much!
    Cool, I'll try that. Thankyou very much!
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  17. IanArmour

    The green circle garden has arrived

    The GC Garden consists of ten self-irrigating garden units designed to provide horticultural therapy for people of all ages, especially for those with mental or physical disabilities.I have...
    The GC Garden consists of ten self-irrigating garden units designed to provide horticultural therapy for people of all ages, especially for those with mental or physical disabilities.I have designed this garden over the past 2 years and finally Im at a production stage. I have put my all into...
    The GC Garden consists of ten self-irrigating garden units designed to provide horticultural therapy for people of all ages, especially for those with mental or physical disabilities.I have designed this garden over the past 2 years and finally...
    The GC Garden consists of ten self-irrigating garden units designed to provide horticultural therapy for people of all ages, especially for those with mental or physical disabilities.I have...
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  18. rosa

    garden tools for disabled

    I have designed and created this semi-portable, auto-irrigating modular garden for those with mental or physical disability. The Garden is designed to accommodate any standard wheelchair allowing...
    I have designed and created this semi-portable, auto-irrigating modular garden for those with mental or physical disability. The Garden is designed to accommodate any standard wheelchair allowing the user to get up close to the gardening area.
    I have designed and created this semi-portable, auto-irrigating modular garden for those with mental or physical disability. The Garden is designed to accommodate any standard wheelchair allowing the user to get up close to the gardening area.
    I have designed and created this semi-portable, auto-irrigating modular garden for those with mental or physical disability. The Garden is designed to accommodate any standard wheelchair allowing...
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  19. Kristen

    Trowel for arthritic hands?

    That looks great! Feeling the pain in the ball of my hand (do we have a ball in our hand?! :scratch: ) I think that would be a lot kinder when digging out the couch grass.I'd be very interested to...
    That looks great! Feeling the pain in the ball of my hand (do we have a ball in our hand?! :scratch: ) I think that would be a lot kinder when digging out the couch grass.I'd be very interested to hear if anyone has tried it?
    That looks great! Feeling the pain in the ball of my hand (do we have a ball in our hand?! :scratch: ) I think that would be a lot kinder when digging out the couch grass.I'd be very interested to hear if anyone has tried it?
    That looks great! Feeling the pain in the ball of my hand (do we have a ball in our hand?! :scratch: ) I think that would be a lot kinder when digging out the couch grass.I'd be very interested to...
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  20. Daisies

    New forum

    What a great idea!
    What a great idea!
    What a great idea!
    What a great idea!
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