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Living With Vision Loss

Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope or confidence.  Helen Keller Losing your vision never has to mean losing your independence or holding back from doing the things you love to do. At… Continue Reading Living With Vision Loss

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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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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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What are Accessible Gardens?

Accessible Gardens are designed to provide access to gardening activities or simply provide a garden experience for persons of all ages and abilities allowing full participation in the pleasurable activity of growing plants. Sensory components of gardens are also an… Continue Reading What are Accessible Gardens?

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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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