Category Archives: Sensory-Gardens

Jimi Hendrix Park- A Park Every Body Can Enjoy!

Seattle and the World Celebrate! June 17, 2017 was the celebration of the opening of the Jimi Hendrix Park in Seattle WA. The park was many years in development and required donations from large organizations as well as thousands of… Continue Reading Jimi Hendrix Park- A Park Every Body Can Enjoy!

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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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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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In Their Own Words – Sharing Experiences

In Their Own Words – Sharing Experiences  Ellen Di Nardo, blind since the age of four (more recently she lost her sense of smell), uses touch as the primary way she navigates the world. Ellen is in sole charge of… Continue Reading In Their Own Words – Sharing Experiences

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Seeing with Other Senses: Gardens for the Blind

Gardening offers blind plant lovers the opportunity to connect with nature, relax and grow food and herbs* Blind Gardening Opportunities I first became aware of the subject of blind gardening when my friend Kitty, now blind after years of deteriorating… Continue Reading Seeing with Other Senses: Gardens for the Blind

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