Disabled Friendly Gardening For Wheelchair UsersIn 2009, we decided to have a go at our own little wheelchair accessible garden, suitable my myself, as I am disabled wheelchair user.
Year 2 of the Disabled Accessible Garden
The year started with quite a bad spell of frost and snow, and the broad beans which we planted in November the previous year did take a slight hammering. We know people whose whole crop has failed, due to very wet ground and prolonged frost and snow.
As usual, we planted up lettuce, carrots, beetroot and tomatoes.As we have a bit more room this year, we also planted up sweet corn, onions, garlic, shallots, radish, horseradish, chickory, sweet red peppers, aubergine and kale.
Quite alot really, surprising what you can fit into a few boxes!
In the fruit box we have strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and redcurrents.
Oh, and we found space for a couple of bags of new potatoes as well!
Adding Extra Wheelchair Friendly Garden Beds
Because we wanted to grow some taller vegetables, we decided to get a couple of low garden planters built, otherwise we'd need a ladder to harvest the sweet corn!
Photographs of Our Disabled Friendly Garden
A wide shot of the garden, showing the layout.
The salad box, easy access by a wheelchair
Accessible low vegetable boxes, to grow taller vegetables in.
Alternative view of my wheelchair accessible garden.
The root vegetable box.
The wheelchair accessible patio.
Garden view looking back to the house.
The fruit cage, next to our wheelchair accessible BBQ.
I have added a thread in the forum, for anyone wanting to discuss such a project, go here: Disabled Friendly Gardening Discussion
Wheelchair Accessible Gardening : Disabled Friendly Gardening - Year 2