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the well gardened mind – new book by sue stuart-smith

Prominent psychiatrist, psychotherapist and Horatio’s Garden supporter, Sue Stuart-Smith, will soon be releasing her new book The Well Gardened Mind.  Having studied at Cambridge, Sue went on to work in the National Health Service for many ...

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our first podcast with this is spinal crap!

We were absolutely thrilled to feature on the most recent episode of This Is Spinal Crap, the podcast all about living well with a spinal cord injury. To listen to the podcast, please click here. The episode, aptly titled ‘Create and Grow’ was ...

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waitrose continue supporting horatio’s garden

Another two wonderful Waitrose stores have been supporting Horatio's Garden Stoke Mandeville over the past month, raising almost £600 for the garden between them. Shoppers in Waitrose Windsor and Waitrose High Wycombe have been generously voting ...

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message from founder & chair of trustees, dr olivia chapple

In the Coronavirus crisis patients with spinal injuries are going to need a safe garden sanctuary to be away from the ward and seek the calm of nature more than ever before. Our patients are facing increasing social isolation as visits to the spinal ...

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spring supper at pythouse

We recently hosted a spring supper at the idyllic Pythouse Kitchen Garden which was attended by many wonderful friends and supporters of Horatio's Garden. The cosy evening was organised by volunteer Elaine Vaughan, who thought it would be a lovely ...

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celebrating international women’s day

We were delighted to discover on the morning of International Women's Day (Sunday 8th March) that our Royal Patron, HRH Princess Eugenie, had shared a story on Instagram celebrating the women who inspire her, with Founder & Chair of Trustees, Dr ...

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breaking ground in horatio’s garden london!

We have officially begun our fifth project at the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital, Stanmore (RNOH) this week, with the help of our wonderful celebrity ambassador Anneka Rice.  To date we have planted hope for patients, their families and ...

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early spring workshops in horatio’s garden

Spring is a busy time in Horatio’s Garden and patients have been enjoying making the most of the brighter days, either by taking part in gentle horticultural therapy sessions, or by embracing their creativity.  In Salisbury, those joining ...

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designs form for horatio’s garden cardiff

Many of you will know that we have now begun fundraising for our sixth project, Horatio's Garden Cardiff. As part of the redevelopment of University Hospital, Llandough, we were invited to create a garden for the brand new, purpose-built spinal and ...

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thank you all waitrose shoppers!

A selection of Waitrose stores having been supporting Horatio's Garden Stoke Mandeville this year as part of their Community Matters scheme. Waitrose stores in Thames, Buckingham and Welwyn Garden City have currently presented us with cheques ...

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