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Horticultural Therapy

This garden at a hospital features a gardening therapy program for patients in rehabilitation.

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raised beds are good for many older gardeners
Photo 4 of 4Raised beds are also a boon for many older gardeners.

Senior Gardening(4 of 4)

It's often difficult for older people to bend or stoop all the way to the ground. But raised beds eliminate that problem. Even raising beds as little as 18" or 20" in a home garden can make a difference in accessibility for an older person.