Category Archives: Accessible-Gardens

Herb Gardens – Easy to Do

The Herb Garden Why Plant an Herb Garden? Growing herbs is one of the most rewarding and easiest forms of gardening.  Herbs rarely require much more than average to poor soil, and seem to thrive on neglect!  Many are drought… Continue Reading Herb Gardens – Easy to Do

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Quick Start for Your Accessible Garden

  Increase Your Hand Strength Use gloves with sticky surface. Build up handle to make it fatter by using bicycle grips, foam, or pipe insulation wrap. Support the wrist with cock-up splints; think about enabling garden tools that are ergonomically… Continue Reading Quick Start for Your Accessible Garden

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Ground cover plants – out-compete the weeds

There are many ways of trying to control weeds. We can remove them by hoeing them out or by burning them with a flame gun. We can try to prevent them growing by putting down mulches. Each of these methods… Continue Reading Ground cover plants – out-compete the weeds

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Is Dirt the new Prozac?

Even if you don’t love gardening, digging in the dirt may be good for your health — and it has nothing to do with a love of nature or the wonder of watching things grow. The secret may be in the dirt itself:… Continue Reading Is Dirt the new Prozac?

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Quick Start – Tips for Accessible Gardens

Quick Start for your accessible garden Grip Tips Use gloves with sticky surface. Build up handle to make it fatter by using bicycle grips, foam, or pipe insulation wrap. Support the wrist with cock-up splints; think about enabling garden tools… Continue Reading Quick Start – Tips for Accessible Gardens

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