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A thoroughly modern Land Girl

Posted: 2nd Apr 2019

Nature Studio is recruiting Land Girls.  Digging not for war, but for good health.  Land Girls are welcome to the practice in Finsbury Park/Crouch End in a pioneering one-to-one horticultural therapy course running up to 25 weeks, for a weekly 60 or 75 minute session, on Wednesday afternoons from April to November.  Rebecca will walk Read more…

Chelsea Flower Show collaboration 2017

Posted: 18th May 2017

I am collaborating for the first time with a team showing a garden at the Chelsea Flower Show. Come to your Senses Eco-Therapy Garden combats the detrimental technical overload children often experience today and reconnects them in a garden that plays on the five senses, to restore good mental health. The garden is sponsored by Read more…

Beyond Bedlam, rethinking care for the mad

Posted: 5th Oct 2016

James Tilly Matthews, architectural plans and explanatory notes for Bethlem Royal Hospital, 1810-11   In a radical exhibition, an arching history of the treatment of the mad at Bethlem Royal Hospital, also known as Bedlam, forces us to review how future treatment should be.  Within this the Madlove project, led by people with mental illness, Read more…

Gardening with holocaust survivors

Posted: 3rd Jul 2014

The survivors of the holocaust are getting on. Many have been in the UK for most of their life now. Traumas are old and familiar, sorrow runs deep and is still so close to the surface. Gardening creates a space that jogs the memories of childhood, of gardens and parks in other cities, of parents Read more…