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Sight Loss

The publications in this section give information to help you start or continue gardening when you have sight loss.

Our Carry on Gardening website has a wealth of information about gardening when you have a disability and advice on gardening with sight loss.

If you still can't find the information you need, please contact Thrive by email or call on 0118 988 5688. We'll be pleased to hear from you and happy to help.


£3.00
Getting on with Gardening (Volume 1)
The first of two volumes, this is the essential guide to gardening when you have a visual impairment. Activities include seed sowing, gardening outside, tools and equipment, raised beds, preparing the ground, planting and watering.

£3.00
Getting on with Gardening (Volume 2)
Getting on with Gardening (Volume 2) follows on from Volume 1 and will help you strart or continue gardening when you have sight loss. It has information on taking cuttings and potting, container growing, gardening outside, protected growing, pruning, lawns, and pests and diseases

£3.00
Getting on with growing food
This book for blind and partially sighted gardeners has 172 full-colour pages of information on how to grow your own fruit and vegetables. The guide is written for everyone who has sight loss, whether you are new to gardening or are more experienced.

Getting on with growing in containers
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Getting on with growing in containers
Getting on with growing in containers is a fantastic new full colour, 108 page spiral bound book on how to grow an extensive range of plants whatever the size of your gardening space when you have sight loss.

£3.00
Gardening Yearbook
This book has 55 pages of year-round gardening advice and includes information on growing fruit and vegetables.

£4.20
Gardening Together
This book has all the information you'll need to start a local gardening club for blind and partially sighted people. There is a wealth of ideas, advice and information, and details of other organisations and sources of information which could be of use.




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