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The Therapeutic Garden project

Designed by: Tony Wagstaff

Contractor: Southend Youth Offending Team (YOT)

Sponsor: Southend-On-Sea Council

The Therapeutic Garden promotes the health-giving properties of horticulture and shines a spotlight the beneficial role that plants and gardening have in supporting people living with dementia, anxiety and other mental illnesses. The garden featured plants such as eucalyptus, thyme and Eryngium, plants known for their health-enhancing effects. It also features bright and colourful planting to attract wildlife and boost the visitor’s mood while raised beds supplied by Wood Blocx make the design accessible for all.

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