Forest gardening, a forest-based food production system, is the world's oldest form of gardening. The modern practice of gardening emerged with the first civilizations as wealthy individuals began to create gardens for aesthetic purposes.
Any plot of land, big or small, with good soil, can be a spot for a garden.
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Pick a spot for the garden carefully. Plants can't survive without sun and water. Make sure the soil is rich with nutrients. Choose plants – vegetables or flowers that will flourish in the environment and watch the garden grow!
Physical activity in Canada includes everyone, regardless of any ability or circumstance. Some sports and activities may, however, require a few adaptations to make them as accessible as possible. Below you’ll find recommendations and suggestions on how to accommodate individuals that may have limitations or different needs. With a positive attitude and a little ingenuity, any activity can be made enjoyable for all.
Gardening can be enjoyed by all. For individuals with a visual impairment, provide explanations on the type of plant and the location. Consider using tactile labels to identify the plants for future reference.
Garden as a family or in a group. Decide what the location of plants by laying them in on top of the garden before planting.
Gardening is a wonderful activity for everyone to enjoy. Consider planting in raised flower gardens to avoid crouching or kneeling. A gardening stool may also be helpful to add stability. Adjust the length of garden tools as needed.