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Cultivating accessibility in your garden

Updated: Aug 18, 2021

By Pamela Sleightholm


Gardening is therapeutic – being outdoors, sinking your hands into soil and nurturing plants to grow and bloom – it’s something that should be accessible to everyone. May 30 to June 5 is National AccessAbility week in Canada, with a little planning you can make some changes to your gardening space to make it more enjoyable and accessible for people who rely on mobility devices – including walkers and wheelchairs – or even those who are just getting a bit older and aren’t able to dig down like they used to.