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Gardening help

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Hi I don’t know if this is the right place to put this but I had a gardener ( makes me sound like I live in a grand home ) I don’t but when I was working I was so exhausted I couldn’t manage the garden and now I struggle with my vacuum I can’t mow the lawn but he’s now retired is there any help I could get I don’t want to pick someone out of yellow pages it makes me nervous what if they are dodgy do age concern or other help with things like that any info would be appreciated
Yes, AGE UK can help ! They have a list of approved workmen for most jobs including gardening. Check out their website for your local area.
Now a specific section :

https://www.ageuk.org.uk/lincolnsouthli ... -services/

( My " Garden " ... the communial car park ... needs resurfacing ... I just wonder if I were to chance me arm ? )
Tracey_19091 wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 4:36 pm
Hi I don’t know if this is the right place to put this but I had a gardener ( makes me sound like I live in a grand home ) I don’t but when I was working I was so exhausted I couldn’t manage the garden and now I struggle with my vacuum I can’t mow the lawn but he’s now retired is there any help I could get I don’t want to pick someone out of yellow pages it makes me nervous what if they are dodgy do age concern or other help with things like that any info would be appreciated
I hope this is useful! https://www.disability-grants.org/gardening-grants.html

https://www.thrive.org.uk

This is a disability gardening charity. See website with more information. Alternatively you can check out this site. There are even gardening classes for disabled folks these days which aim to teach them new skills.

https://www.gardeningfordisabledtrust.org.uk. Keep us posted.
Thank you so much for your replies
Tracey_19091 wrote:
Fri Oct 18, 2019 10:28 pm
Thank you so much for your replies
No problem!
Interesting... I love gardening