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Age Proof Garden Patty Cassidy

Age Proof Garden By Patty Cassidy

Age Proof Garden by Patty Cassidy


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Summary

Offers 101 practical ideas and projects for stress-free, low-maintenance senior gardening, shown step by step in more than 500 photographs. This title considers the practical decisions that are required in any garden, strategies to cater for individual disabilities, and sensory features to stimulate sight, sound, smell, touch and taste.

Age Proof Garden Summary

Age Proof Garden by Patty Cassidy

This title offers 101 practical ideas and projects for stress-free, low-maintenance senior gardening, shown step by step in more than 500 photographs. It presents ideas and inspiration for older gardeners wanting to keep healthy and active in the garden for years to come. It considers the practical decisions that are required in any garden, strategies to cater for individual disabilities, and sensory features to stimulate sight, sound, smell, touch and taste. It explains how different types of garden, such as flower gardens and fruit and vegetable gardens, can be designed for good access, low-maintenance and ease of care, as well as creative impact and productivity. An extensive plant directory is packed with easy-care options for all types of garden. It features accessible techniques, step-by-step projects, garden plans and over 500 photographs. You can discover how easy it is to carry on gardening into and way beyond retirement. This book shows how to plan a garden that is suitable for older people. It gives an overview of plants that will stimulate all five senses, and covers flower and herb gardens, fruit and vegetable gardens, and gardens with flexible features, such as containers, upright structures and raised beds, and indoor gardens. There is an extensive directory of planting ideas, each with an ease-of-maintenance rating. The book will give all enthusiasts, whatever their age, the wherewithal to carry on gardening and enjoying their outside space for as long as it gives them pleasure - forever.

About Patty Cassidy

Patty Cassidy is a horticultural therapist and a passionate and knowledgeable gardener. She has experience working with assisted living elders, seniors with physical limitations and those with memory disorders. She works at a number of healing gardens, including Fairway Village in Vancouver, Washington, and Garden Partners In Portland, Orlando. She is also president of the Friends of Portland Memory Garden, where she has played a lead role in promoting the memory garden to the public.

Additional information

GOR008647697
9781780191911
178019191X
Age Proof Garden by Patty Cassidy
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Anness Publishing
2012-10-30
160
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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