Here are a range of links that maybe of interest or helpful to you…..

Mayfield Nursery is a mental health project offering a supported working environment to people living in the Southampton area who are experiencing severe and enduring mental health problems, including a regular Dementia gardening group. They are open to the public and grow and sell plants and garden sundries; supported by Solent Mind.

Step Change Design

Co-owned by Debbie Carroll, with fellow Designer Mark Rendell, Step Change Design was formed specifically to share the findings from a joint research project they undertook into what makes care setting gardens more actively used.

Their work saw them unlock the role of culture and its influence on care homes engagement with the outdoors and led to developing a new way for designers to support care based clients they call ‘Relationship-centred design’.

They produced their findings as a visual tool, The Care Culture Map, to support both the care and design sectors, this is available with an accompanying handbook. They also share their work through workshops and presentations inspiring care settings to help residents, particularly with dementia, to be able to enjoy meaningful engagement outside as and when they choose.

This Hampshire based company offers a range of unique or limited edition  garden sculpture, by British artists and designers.
A landscaper with an exceptional reputation for high quality & the ability to handle bespoke & large scale projects.


Royal Horticutlural Society is the UK’s leading Horticultural charity and a fount of all knowledge plant based. Their renowned garden shows set the bar high for the whole sector from plant nurseries, breeders to gardeners and garden designers.

The Society of Garden Designers assesses its full members so ensuring a high level of skill and professionalism to the clients their Designers serve.

British Association of Landscape Industries promotes, supports and inspire all professional landscapers, garden designers and landscape suppliers to be leaders of an environmentally, ethically, and commercially sustainable landscape industry. Its members are assessed to ensure they deliver their services to the highest standards, this is reassessed every 5 years.

Association of Professional Landscapers comprises accredited landscape companies who design, build and maintain gardens throughout the UK. The rigorous inspection process to join is the toughest within the industry. Along with the initial inspection, each member is inspected annually to ensure each member has up to date insurances, complies with health and safety law and their quality of work is to the highest possible. The APL is the only landscaping scheme operator of Trustmark, a Government endorsed initiative that promotes professional trades to consumers.

Perennial is the only charity in  the UK’s only charity supporting  people who work in horticulture when times get tough. They provide free and confidential advice, support and financial assistance to people of all ages working in, or retired from all branches of horticulture.



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