Category Archives: Enabled Gardens

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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Raised Beds as Sculpture

On Sunday, July 22, we were invited to a garden tour for the Northwest Horticulture Society (NHS) in Seattle, Washington. We were astonished to find this beautiful raised bed garden that was designed as a living sculpture. The stairs leading… Continue Reading Raised Beds as Sculpture

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Gardens to Visit

Botanic Gardens   Accessible to All Birmingham Botanical Gardens Cheyenne Botanic Gardens Chicago Botanic Garden Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Denver Botanic Gardens The Frelinghuysen Arboretum Guelph Enabling Garden Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Naples Botanical Garden The New York Botanical Garden North… Continue Reading Gardens to Visit

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