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Allotment Gardening Can Boost Mental Health

Recent research on the BBC News website has shown how gardening can have beneficial effects on ones mental and physcial health. To find out more informtion click here

The Chelsea Flower Show in May 2015 also showcased a number of community projects who were promoting the positive influence gardening can have on wellbeing.

During 2014 and 2015 one of the assistant practitioners with the East Cheshire and Vale Royal EI team developed an allotment project in Crewe for service users to particiapte in.

The following photos shows the progress they have made renovating the allotment, planting crops and harvesting produce.

Renovating the polytunnel

Weeding at the allotment

Harvest time

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