Welcome to Trellis

We're the place to come to for know-how about therapeutic gardening, the art of using gardening to help people take care of their physical, emotional and social wellbeing.

We support a network of over 200 therapeutic gardening projects in Scotland so they can share skills, good practice and get connected.

Trellis runs training workshops and an information service, and we can visit you to give help and advice. We support research and development in therapeutic gardening. And we make sure that the voice of our network is heard by policy makers.

We bring people together. Come and join us, we're here to help you.

For therapeutic gardening jobs in Scotland see Job/Volunteer Vacancies 

Find out what's going on in therapeutic gardening and the Trellis Network,  sign up to the eBulletin newsletter at http://www.trellisscotland.org.uk/details

Trellis is at the Walled Garden at Logie
Thanks to everyone who helped us and donated to Trellis at the Tea/Coffee and Cakes event in this lovely Walled Garden at Logie. We had a great time.

Networking, sharing skills, knowledge and good practice

CPD and training opportunities
21st August 2014 NOW FULLY BOOKED
Therapeutic Gardening and Children with Complex Support Needs

Knowledge, Skills and Good Practice Sharing Event at CHAS Robin House, Balloch.
If you work with or care for children with complex support needs, are looking for inspirational ideas and want to share in a wealth of skills and knowledge come and meet others interested in therapeutic gardening : 
  CHAS gardeners share their beautiful garden and insights into how families and children use it 
  TCV Scotland Natural Play Programme Workshop - encouraging outdoor play/garden activities 
   Join in the 'mindfullness' in the garden session
   Share in one woman's experience of therapeutic gardening and bereavement;
   Discussion sessions
This event is Free to attend.  Lunch available £5.     
For more information click here. To book click here for a Booking Form.
NOW FULLY BOOKED but please let us know of your interest email jenny@trellisscotland.org.uk   

9th October 2014
Practical Health & Safety in the Garden Training
Need to asses risk? Correct tool handling? Consider health issues?Looking for safety guidance?  The Trellis Practical Health & Safety in the Garden Training day is for you
at the Redhall Walled Garden, Edinburgh EH14 2LZ
For more information click here. Please book a place using our Booking Form.

What people say about our sharing knowledge skills and good practice events:
 "an absolutely brilliant day - I gained an enormous amount from it and really appreciate the time spent on putting this together."

"I hadn't appreciated just how much of an understanding of working with people from all walks of life could be gained by listening to such specialised and committed carers - everybody who works with anybody should be attending these events "

We are currently developing more knowledge, skills and good practice sharing events  for the October 2014 - March 2015 programme. If you would like to suggest a topic or a venue for these sessions please contact us on 01738 624348 or email Jenny

trellis conference 2014
A big thanks to all who attended theTrellis Conference on 18th March 2014 flower
and we, the Trellis team, give a special thanks to the showcase and workshop presentors for making it such a great day. I loved the photos in the exhibition and thank you all for submitting them and for voting on your favourite one.

Chrysalis Growing Up Dundee Southton Smallholding
These 3 photos were voted people's choice at the Trellis Conference.
Congratulations go to  Chrysalis, Growing Up Project Dundee and Southton Smallholding.


Trellis Manifesto

To read our manifesto click here. To let us know what you think and make any further suggestions and comments, email us.

Trellis is the national Scottish charity that supports, promotes, and develops the use of horticulture to improve health, well-being and life opportunities for all

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