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Older people living in care are twice as likely to experience loneliness as those in the community.We are looking for friendly volunteers with an interest in helping others to gardening, to support…Continue

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Can You Help Combat Loneliness?

Started by Alive Nov 29, 2017. 0 Replies

Growing Support are looking for friendly volunteers with interests in gardening and supporting people, to help older people and people with dementia take part in gardening activities.  You will…Continue

Join our volunteers!

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We're looking for friendly volunteers to join our team working hard to enable people with dementia to stay physically and socially active.Join us and make a valuable contribution to your community,…Continue

Using Gardening to Address Social Isolation

Started by Alive May 3, 2017. 0 Replies

How You Can Help Tackle Social Isolation in Your CommunityRecent research shows up to 50% of older people living in care never go outside and they are twice as likely to experience severe loneliness…Continue

Just thought I'd put these up in time for the Incredible Edible Somerset Open Gardens this weekend. Come & visit & participate in my 'Grow your own medicine' workshop if you're interested!

The skin healing bed

First flower of North American Arnica

St John's Wort in the Nervous System Bed

Mullein in the Respiratory System Bed

Yarrow - one of my favourite healing herbs

My new drying shed in the back, with mallow & digestive herbs in the foreground

Burdock, a magnificent medicinal 'weed'!

The immune system enhancer, Echinacea

Milk Thistle, a wonderful liver ally

Houseleek, our native succulent that's wonderful for burns

Beautiful Calendula, no introduction needed!

Bergamot, a subtle supporter of the nervous system

Common Mallow, a darling demulcent!

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