The benefits of horticulture for mental health

The mission is to provide horticultural therapy to veterans facing mental health issues. The physical and mental health benefits of horticulture have been widely reported. Participants will gain confidence, knowledge and experience and some will go on to find work experience and employment within the industry. The aim of the charity is to provide support and a place on the programme to every veteran in the UK who wants to attend and/or is unable to access help through other channels. If one life is saved as a result of contact with the charity we will call it a success. Any amount of investment will be justified if we can prevent just one suicide, because we believe you cannot put a price on a life.

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We are still running our seed project for veterans! If you are interested in getting a copy of the list email all seeds are from plants and vegetables grown by veterans onsite in 2020.

We are delighted to support and share @VeteransGrowth who help former UK Military personnel struggling to return to civilian life through landscaping and gardening πŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌ Please #RT to help them help those who risk their lives for us. Thank you

In this episode of the Veterans' Growth Podcast we were incredibly fortunate to be able to speak to Sally GALLOWAY who is a qualified nutritionist with many years as a private chef and many letters and things after her name, Too many to list here.

This is the final day lets have a push and see if we can get to 120%.

If you enjoyed listening to Karen Lawton talking about herbalism on the podcast, here she is being interviewed for the Veterans' Growth podcast about how herbs can help with things like anxiety, sleep, etc. Brilliant stuff.

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