Trellis is designed to support therapeutic gardening through a range of  easy to access services:

Trellis information and fieldwork services

  • Trellis Information service answering queries on a whole range of subjects related to  therapeutic gardening - from horticulture to garden project management, phone 01738 624348 or email info@trellisscotland.org.uk
  •  National database  and directory of therapeutic gardening projects (over 200 therapeutic gardening projects)
  • Regular eBulletins and information on training, events and best practice - sign up here to receive them.
  • online resources  Trellis website at www.trellisscotland.org.uk
  •  fieldworkers with expertise who  visit and support therapeutic gardening projects across Scotland. To arrange a visit contact Trellis on info@trellisscotland.org.uk

Network events provide

  • local opportunities for staff & volunteers from therapeutic gardening projects to share ideas and mutual support.
  • take place across Scotland - from Shetland to Dumfries
  • see our webpages for details of networking events www.trellisscotlandorg.uk

Training sessions can be tailored to your needs. If you have any specific training requests on any aspect of therapeutic gardening  please call us at  the Trellis office 01738 624348 or email info@trellisscotland.org.uk 
Trellis provides a rolling programme of training relevant to therapeutic gardening including:

  • Basic gardening skills
  • Designing gardens for those with dementia
  • Accesible garden design
  • Income Generation

Trellis Annual Conference, annually in March

  • brings together people interested in therapeutic gardening from every region of Scotland
  • showcases good practice in therapeutic gardens
  • provides training workshops in many aspects of therapeutic gardening

Lobbying and promotional  activities including attendance at national events and conferences, study tours and commenting on  policy consulations aim to raise the profile of therapeutic gardening in Scotland and increase recognition of this valuable work.

Milltown gardener

Photo courtesy of Milltown Community Garden Workshop

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