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Gardening design with the Disabled in Mind

It has long been known that gardening is therapeutic for the disabled and as we are being asked more and more to design our gardens with easy accessibility in mind and so are always looking for new creative ideas.

This wheelchair-accessible garden was featured at the L.A. Garden Show in May 2009. It is inviting rather than formal and unapproachable for someone in a wheelchair. The design is ingenious on many different levels. The height of the raised planters is perfect for individuals in wheelchairs to work on their gardens. The entire patio garden and planting beds are designed in the round, making it easy and comfortable to wheel from one section to another. The design also allows the gardener a good view at any point of the rest of the planting beds.

raised planters for wheelchair access

Raised Planters in a round for wheelchair access

 

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