Category Archives: Enabled Gardens

Great Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Gardener

If you’ve come here looking for the April 2017 post about seed drawings and identification, an error has occurred.  Please click here to view the seed drawings post. A wish list of assist tools for all Gardeners We all need… Continue Reading Great Christmas Gift Ideas for your Favorite Gardener

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Blind Gardener, Voracious Reader

Optacon, Braille Typewriter and Internet aid the sight impaired. For Ellen Di Nardo, a longtime gardener blind since age 4, touch is the primary way of navigating the world. She is a voracious reader on gardening subjects, using an Optacon–a… Continue Reading Blind Gardener, Voracious Reader

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Benefits of Gardening

Gardening promotes health. Accessible gardening allows gardeners to be outside in the fresh air, expend energy and achieve a sense of accomplishment. Coping with an illness or a disability can be intensely stressful and adaptable gardens allow for a much… Continue Reading Benefits of Gardening

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How do I start my Accessible Garden

Free eBook, Gardening for Every Body The best place to start redesigning your garden to make it safer and easier to work in, is to download the eBook, Gardening for Every Body, written by the the University of Missouri Extension,… Continue Reading How do I start my Accessible Garden

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Help I got down to pull weeds and I can’t get up!

Is this you in the garden? Do you have arthritis or RA or just plain creaky joints? You have lots of company! Almost 32 million US adults report medically diagnosed arthritis, RA or other physically limiting symptoms. See Chart 1.… Continue Reading Help I got down to pull weeds and I can’t get up!

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