Good to Grow – older people’s gardening group

  Wednesday 21 Apr 2021 - Wednesday 9 Jun 2021

  1:00 pm  - 2:30 pm

Join us for a free, sociable gardening course at our hugely popular Demo garden in Preston Park.

This 8-week course for older people gives the opportunity to help care for a beautiful garden, share a cuppa with others and get active outside.

The sessions enable participants to meet new friends whilst tending plants, sharing knowledge and learning about food growing and wildlife friendly gardening. Gardening is a wonderful way to help improve wellbeing and take time to notice nature as we head into the warmer months.

No experience or knowledge is required – the group is open to everyone from beginners to keen gardeners. The gardening activities are adaptable to a range of abilities and fitness levels. The garden is an accessible space, with bus stops nearby, is near to toilets and a cosy café if the weather is less than ideal.

Booking instructions

This free group will meet for eight weeks on Wednesday afternoons, 1-2.30pm, from 21st April 2021. Participants should ideally attend all eight sessions and must book their place in advance.

Participants must be aged 60+ and either living alone or living with a physical or mental health condition. Group members will need to have enough mobility to walk and stand unaided. Please consider that sturdy footwear, layers of clothing and a waterproof jacket will be needed.

To find out more or express interest in attending, please complete the brief application form and send to info@bhfood.org.uk or call 01273 234810.

Location

Food Partnership 'demo garden', behind the Rotunda Cafe and the Rose Garden, Preston Park

Good to Grow – older people’s gardening group

Food Partnership 'demo garden', behind the Rotunda Cafe and the Rose Garden, Preston Park

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