The garden – a key element in care
By TIM LYNCH, head of practice, Tim Lynch Associates. Tel: 01225 865866 www.tlassociates.com
It is often said that when someone reaches a certain age, the home and garden becomes too much and a retirement/nursing home is sought. This new way of living reduces the stresses and strains of having to look after a home and, more importantly, the garden.
While relieving oneself from the upkeep of one’s home, it is only the mere physical exertion needed to care for a garden that, in theory, sees the end of gardening. The enjoyment of a garden itself is very rarely lost. If anything, the pleasure of seeing colour in the garden, the smell, touch and f