Accessible Gardens for Persons with Disabilities

Accessible gardens for persons with disabilities are designed to provide access to gardening activities or simply provide a garden experience for persons of all ages and abilities allowing full participation in the pleasurable activity of growing plants.

Sensory components of gardens are also an important factor in designing for persons with a variety of abilities. Fragrant flowers or herbs and large areas of bright color can be strategically planted for people who are sight impaired. Water features can also provide …