Maggie’s Therapeutic Gardeners

Thrive have¬†announced a partnership with Maggie’s Cancer Care Centres in the UK to recruit skilled horticultural therapists to maintain the therapeutic gardens and run sessions for people living with the impact of cancer.

The following locations are looking to appoint therapists: Edinburgh, Glasgow, Fife, Dundee, Inverness, Cheltenham, Nottingham and Swansea.

For more information and how to apply please follow this link:

http://www.thrive.org.uk/news/news/do-you-have-the-skills-to-become-one-of-maggies-therapeutic-gardeners-290.aspx

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Garden Forever

Gardening for people of all ages, abilities and lifestyles. If I could have but one wish it would be to garden forever”.

No bells and whistles here but an array of useful information. Advice about enabling gardens, sensory gardens, gardens for kids and AIDS awareness gardens amongst other things.

A bit of a gem, enjoy:

http://www.gardenforever.com/

Research Champions Gardening for High Cholesterol

A piece that I discovered on the Thrive website about recently released research from Brazil and America which promotes the prescribing of gardening as an appropriate treatment for people with high cholesterol levels.

You can read the full article here: http://www.thrive.org.uk/news/news/news-288.aspx