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Accessible Gardening for People with Physical Disabilites provides you--whether you are a veteran or first-time gardener age five or eighty-five--with all the expertise and practical know-how necessary for designing, planting, and maintaining a garden that suits your special needs.  And you will find dozens of specific mail-order sources for the tools, seeds, plants, and other materials discussed.

Learn how to make your existing garden more accessible or how to create a new one using raised beds, containers, or vertical gardens, with the help of east-to-follow instructions, schematic line drawings, and photographs.  From soil requirements to appropriate paving materials, from measuring for planter boxes to selecting suitable tools and plants, the author thoroughly describes the benefits and requirements for successful, low-maintenance gardening in a variety of situations.

Tips for organic pest control, adapting 'standard-isssue' tools, gardening with children with disabilities, as well as invaluable descriptions and illustrations of many specialized tools and plants of all types--including recommentations of specific species and cultivars-make this a complete how-to guide.

Publication Details

  • Published: 1995
  • Publisher: Woodbine House
  • ISBN-10: 0933149565
  • ISBN-13: 978-0933149564
  • Dewey Decimal: 635.024
  • ECHO Library: 635.024 ADI