Enabling Gardens

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What is an Enabling Garden?

The Guelph Enabling Garden (GEG) is a multi-use garden designed everyone; for children, the elderly, and families of all types, but especially for those community members with varying degrees of physical and cognitive abilities. Our Garden is specifically designed to enable people to enjoy the full range of benefits that gardening can provide.

The key features of an Enabling Garden are:

The concept for the Guelph Enabling Garden began in 1999 when a number of organizations in the city that support those with physical and cognitive challenges, including the City of Guelph, identified the fact that there were no public garden facilities for this segment of Guelph’s population.

Become a Member

Membership allows your vote at our Annual General Meeting, you will receive Garden Program updates and it helps support Enabling Garden programs and workshops. A membership application form by contacting us directly.

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