11th Trellis Therapeutic Gardening Conference

Date:
9 Mar 2017
Organiser:
Scottish Therapeutic Gardening Network
Location:
The Bield at Blackruthven, Perth PH1 1PY
URL:
http://www.trellisscotland.org.uk

Overview

Find out how gardening supports health and well-being at the Trellis conference. TV Gardener and Trellis patron Jim McColl, MBE will present one of his much-loved Master Classes.

The conference brings together over 120 delegates and showcases diverse and inspiring therapeutic gardening projects from the Trellis network.
Featuring: Horatio's Garden in Scotland (Scottish Spinal Injuries Unit)
and the Leamy Foundation (supporting a community through gardening in West Dunbartonshire)

Visit the Stalls and sign up for Workshops:

Delegates can enjoy practical workshops, including:
Working with Problem Garden Sites - Masterclass with Jim McColl, MBE
Soil Analysis & Composting with Joan Wilson
Herbs, Sensory Gardening & Dementia with Sammy McLaughlin
Volunteers: Our most valuable resource - Ways to engage, direct & retain with June Tainsh
Winter Gardening Activities at Southton Smallholding with Norma Forbes
Arts & Crafts in the Garden with Fiona Sinclair
Creating a garden for better mental health with the women of Saheliya, with Natalie McCall
Digging for Dementia: Creating a meaningful community garden for people with dementia with Sarah Noone

Feedback from previous conferences highlights the many benefits practitioners get from sharing knowledge and experience with people from other projects. During lunch and coffee breaks delegates can exchange ideas and good practice and browse stalls.

The event fee is £55.00 per delegate, or £45.00 for members of Trellis. Full details and booking forms available at www.trellisscotland.org.uk. We look forward to seeing you there.

Phone 01738 624348, info@trellisscotland.org.uk

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