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Understanding Disability in Garden Design

Designing gardens for people with disabilities involves far more than a few wide paths and sensory plants. Drawing on Thrive's 35+ years' experience, and key messages from the fields of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and Green Care, this course provides garden designers with knowledge and examples of best practice for creating actively therapeutic green space for disability, recovery and rehabilitation.

'The course has given me a greater understanding and a broader awareness of issues related to inclusion and accessibility'

Suitable for:

All who have an interest in how to create outdoor space for disability groups.

What you will learn:

  • How people gain from people plant relationships
  • How to assess green space using Attention restoration theory
  • How to make green space actively accessible


Registration and coffee 9.30am

10am start – 4pm finish

Included in fee:

  • All course materials
  • Course hand-outs
  • A light lunch and refreshments



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London - 13th February 2019
Venue:  Battersea, London

10% discount now available

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