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GARDEN ANGELS. Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian. What is Garden Angels About?. Volunteers work with elderly residents on their gardens. Clients gain a tidy and functional garden they can enjoy. Volunteers gain gardening experience and other skills.

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Garden angels

GARDEN ANGELS

Voluntary Sector Gateway West Lothian


What is garden angels about
What is Garden Angels About?

  • Volunteers work with elderly residents on their gardens.

  • Clients gain a tidy and functional garden they can enjoy.

  • Volunteers gain gardening experience and other skills.

  • All benefit from shared experiences and a sense of community.


What is garden angels about1
What is Garden Angels About?

  • Creating accessible, safe, and pleasing garden spaces

  • Increasing contact with people outside the home

  • Encouraging positive interactions

  • Promoting outdoor activity and a healthy lifestyle


What is garden angels about2
What is Garden Angels About?

  • Increasing physical and mental activity

  • Reducing isolation

  • Improving quality of life and diet

  • Building motivation and self-esteem

  • Giving a sense of accomplishment and purpose


Who can volunteer
Who Can Volunteer?

  • Anyone over 16 with an interest in gardening and concern for the elderly

  • People wanting gardening skills, social interaction and work experience


Who can receive the service
Who Can Receive The Service?

  • People over 60:

  • Who need help in their gardens

  • Who wish to be more active in the outdoors

  • Who want to keep their minds and bodies healthy

  • Who want more social interaction with the community


Benefits for clients
Benefits for Clients

  • Appealing and tidy garden space

  • Outdoor exercise and interaction with others

  • Healing properties of gardening and nature

  • Fresh air, fresh flowers and fresh produce


Benefits for volunteers
Benefits for Volunteers

  • Gardening skills and training

  • People skills

  • Building relationships

  • Satisfaction of helping others

  • Valuable work experience

  • Good reference


Building positive relationships
Building Positive Relationships

  • Communication between generations

  • Meeting neighbours

  • Increasing community

  • Shared experiences

  • Shared knowledge and learning