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RE: Fwd: Adaptive Gardening

  • Subject: RE: [cg] Fwd: Adaptive Gardening
  • From: "Honigman, Adam" <Adam.Honigman@Bowne.com>
  • Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 17:24:06 -0400

Dear Mr. Tabashneck:

What you are talking about is also called enabled gardening:

Here are some links:

Chicago Botanic Garden Enabled Garden:


horticultural therapy:

American Horticultural Therapy Association: (800) 634-1603; Web site:
www.ahta.org; e-mail: ahta@ahta.org; publication: Journal of Therapeutic

The Garden Forever site:

Gardening tools for the handicapped:


An article on handicapped gardening:


A Bibliography: 

"The Able Gardener" by Kathleen Yeomans; Storey Communications, 304 pp.,

"Able to Garden: A Practical Guide for Disabled and Elderly Gardeners"
edited by Peter Please; B.T. Batsford Ltd., 144 pp., $15.99.

"Accessible Gardening for People with Physical Disabilities: A Guide to
Methods, Anything Goes" by Sherry London; Rodale Press, (800) 527-8200.

"Creating Eden: The Garden as a Healing Space" by Dr. Marilyn Barrett;
Harper, 148 pp., $18. Also available on audiotape for $24.95 by calling
(408) 656-9120.

"The Enabling Garden: Creating Barrier-Free Gardens" by Gene Rothert; Taylor
Publishing Co., 150 pp., $13.95. (214) 819-8100.

-----Original Message-----
From: Libby J. Goldstein [mailto:libby@igc.org]
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2001 2:09 PM
To: community_garden@mallorn.com
Subject: [cg] Fwd: Adaptive Gardening

Can anyone here help this gentleman?


>Status:  U
>Date: Mon, 14 May 2001 08:24:53 -0400
>From: "Bruce Tabashneck" <TabashBr@northville.k12.mi.us>
>To: <libby@igc.apc.org>, <philadelphia@email.cas.psu.edu>
>Subject: Adaptive Gardening
>Attention: Charles Young & Libby J. Goldstein
>I am a school social worker at the Cooke School in Northville, 
>Michigan which provides vocational and activity services to children 
>and adults with severe disabilities.
>We are interested in building a raised garden for people in 
>wheelchairs and would appreciate any suggestions that you may have.
>Thank you.
>Bruce Tabashneck
>Northville Public Schools

				Philadelphia, PA

                        USDA zone 7A    Sunset zone 32

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