Gardening as therapy …

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    Thought provoking report from the King’s Fund, published just ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show, calls for greater integration of gardening as a treatment in the health and social care system.

    Sarah Waller CBE, says: “Gardens can be so important to us particularly at difficult and painful times in our lives …”

    What do you think – do you find it helpful to visit a garden, or perhaps to retreat to your own garden and lose yourself in some tasks on difficult days?

    06 December 2018- Update

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    I’d love to read this! I looked at the title of the post and I was excited to read. Nature itself is a therapy.  Just being around places with no concrete and just trees and mountains with the smell of the earth calms me down



    Thank you for this comment, Steph.  You are so right – being absorbed in nature can be calming and therapeutic …

    Unfortunately, the link in the original post is no longer live, but you might like to read this report:

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