Disabled and Special Needs

UK garden links for disabled gardeners and those with special needs. Garden links for garden suppliers, tips for gardening with a disability, ergonomic tools, gardens for people with special needs, books about gardening with a disability, sensory gardens and gardening as therapy

Thrive
National charity promoting gardening and horticultural activity for training, therapy and health

Gardening For Disabled Trust
Voluntary organisation providing grants for people to continue to garden, despite advancing illness, age or disability

Carry On Gardening
"The easier gardening website" with information on tools and techniques suitable for everyone, including older people and those with limited time, space or mobility

Sensory Trust
Organisation promoting accessible green spaces.  Their booklet "A Guide to Accessible Greenspace" helps designers make their sites accessible to more people

Accessible Gardens
Reports on the accessibility of gardens to visit in the UK, written by people with disabilities

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