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Gardening can be a great way to exercise as well as being a delight - even if you've never done any before. There are many who think that gardening is good for health and the NHS support a number of "therapeutic horticulture" projects.

For those who are fully mobile there is no shortage of help and information around to help you develop your garden - whether that is an acre of ground attached to your mansion or a window box in your one-bedroomed flat!

If you are less mobile the Gardening for Disabled Trust is a good source of support. Go to their website HERE They have a Garden Club which costs £8 per year but membership gives access to their grant scheme which can be used to create raised beds, lay suitable paths or paving or for buying special tools. They also give advice on garden design and answer questions on all aspects of horticulture.

In Forres, Transition Town Forres have developed a community garden where you can rent a small (or big) piece of land and start to cultivate it with the support of fellow gardeners. The TTf Facebook page is HERE



The Moray Resource Centre run their own garden and are always looking for more people to be involved. Contact them to see if this would suit you.

Speak to other MSers to see what they do. The Support Groups might be a place to start. Perhaps Moray might spawn a Green Fingered MS Group!!
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