Join us for the third session of a free brand new online series aimed at supporting young people through the coronavirus pandemic.

The webinar

In this session the group will meet guest hosts horticultural therapists Michelle Garrity and Hayley Watson and learn about their work and organisation, ‘Get up and Grow!’

They will then engage in some interactive planting, growing and learning around gardening and the benefits to mental health and wellbeing.

We will be exploring the creative side to engaging in nature with arts and craft activities
Some additional preparation and resource gathering is needed for this interactive session if you wish to take part in the activities, so please watch the video below and get your growing equipment and left overs ready!

Interactive planting and growing sessions. The positive impact on mental health and wellbeing connected to nature and caring for growing veg and plants. Creative and active engagement element. 

About the Speakers

Get up and Grow NW provide social and therapeutic horticulture which is the process of using plants and gardens to improve physical and mental health, as well as communication and thinking skills.

Their work provides:

  • The opportunity to acquire new skills to improve the chances of finding employment
  • Better physical health through exercise and learning how to use or strengthen muscles to improve mobility
  • Improved mental health through a sense of purpose and achievement
  • The opportunity to connect with others – reducing feelings of isolation or exclusion
  • Just feeling better for being outside, in touch with nature and in the ‘great outdoors’

Book your free place

To keep the online sessions safe we're asking everyone who's interested to book a free ticket below.

We are also asking for participants to complete a permission slip in order to join our sessions. Please fill out and submit your completed form


Stuff for the Webinar!

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