POP Gardens’ Blog – 10th October 2020

  ‘Gardening makes you feel better’, according to the Macmillan cancer support charity and this will delight many Occupational Therapists and other allied health professionals who use gardening as an effective treatment to ease anxiety, pain and distress for those living with cancer and undergoing treatment. Gardening is a great activity that can be undertaken alone or with a buddy …

Late Summer Workshop at Waterperry Gardens

POP Gardens’ 12th September Therapeutic Horticulture Workshop for Health Professionals welcomed Caroline Cook, a former Speech and Language Therapist who has been delivering gardening therapy sessions in Yorkshire for 15 years; she joined Lynne to facilitate the workshop delivery. We explored end of summer cultural activities such as seed saving and sowing and health professionals learnt how to extend these …