The best way to start a children’s garden, I’m starting to create a children’s garden and wanted to know what I should start with?
That depends. Do you want a sensory garden where they can touch and smell plants? Do you want a butterfly garden with host and nectar plants and plenty of caterpillars? Decide first on a theme, then go from there. Here are some ideas:
I am just starting the Farm 2 School program in our school district and I have students with disabilities such as ADD, ADHD, sensory disorder, autism. I was looking for ideas to do as a garden project with the students. Any ideas?
This article describes a "sensory" garden that is useful for teaching children with such disabilities. I hope this is helpful:
Hello, can you suggest of any plants I can use in hospice exterior garden, that will be not harmful for dementia patients?
One of the best things to consider in this case will be fruits or fruit trees! These will be safe, and can often give comfort to those experiencing the troubles of dementia. Here are some articles that will offer more help:
We are looking for any info and how to build a mobile garden for the elderly for a health care facility?
What a wonderful idea! We have a couple articles on our site that may provide some tips for you.
My name is Joe and I'm disabled with a spinal cord injury and now been diagnosed with throat cancer. We would like to know if anyone has any spare dahlia tubers to kindly donate to me for our back garden. As we don't have much money to buy them. This would help me give my wife flowers every day. As she carefully looks after me and never get upset over it. I just hope some people can kindly help me with this. Thank you very much for your time today and God bless you and keep you safe and well.
Sorry to hear about your situation, and that is a lovely thought for your wife. However, this is something that should be handled in your local city in England. We are scattered all over the U.S. I'm sure you can find some help locally, maybe even a neighbor. Most gardeners like to share.
Have about 1/4 acre (full sun until about 5 PM), very rocky, other than that, ok soil. Last year was our first in this house. We planted a white birch, a crabapple, a few hydrangeas, astilbe, currant and weigala around the fence perimeter. Looking for some fast growing shrubs and perennials for the middle 40'x40' open area. Thanks for any help. Maureen Granat
You have quite the selection available to you! Here are some articles that will offer a selection that will do well in your zone:
I am looking for a floor plant (or indoor tree) for our living room as well as a table top plant for our entryway, but have a curious 1 year old so I'm wondering what plants I should look at that would be non toxic/poisonous to children (and also pets). I'm finding a lot of conflicting information online!
Here are some possibilities: