Using gardening hand tools

Using a hand trowel or fork when planting out or weeding can cause strain or be a major source of discomfort for many gardeners. The wrist joint is quite a complex structure, containing a group of eight tiny bones (carpals), which offer a great range of flexibility but this level of movement … [Read more...]



Southport Flower Show 2009

Thank you to all those who attended our presentation "Gardening with Injury & Disability", at the Southport Flower Show over the weekend. The weather was kind compared to the forecasts we had been given and attendance was high. Many traders exhibited at the showground and the floral marquees … [Read more...]



Gardening With Arthritis

There are various forms of arthritic conditions which can affect the body in different ways. However, in nearly all cases, the sufferer will experience some form of joint pain and immobility. For gardeners, this spoils the enjoyment of undertaking normal tasks such as weeding and planting, often … [Read more...]



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