Author(s): Patty Cassidy
Here, readers will discover how easy it is to carry on gardening into and way beyond retirement. The book shows how to plan a garden that is suitable for older people. It gives an overview of plants that will stimulate all five senses, and covers flower and herb gardens, fruit and vegetable gardens, and much more.
Patty Cassidy is a horticultural therapist and a passionate and knowledgeable gardener. She has experience working with assisted living elders, seniors with physical limitations and those with memory disorders. She works at a number of healing gardens, including Fairway Village in Vancouver, Washington, and Garden Partners In Portland, Orlando. She is also president of the Friends of Portland Memory Garden, where she has played a lead role in promoting the memory garden to the public.