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Join Horticulturist and Therapeutic Horticulture specialist, Cath Manuel, for simple ideas and inspirations to improve health and wellbeing from plants, nature and fun gardening activities.

In each episode, Cath shares simple ideas for gardening to improve health and wellbeing, interviews specialists on topics covering gardening, health care and wellbeing and also 'Simple Solutions' episodes to solve your common gardening problems.

She also shares access to FREE downloads to help you grow and thrive. Keep an eye out for those in each episode!

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Jul 28, 2023

Welcome to The Wellbeing Garden!

Today we have my good friend Greg Poultney joining us and sharing a few important tips for self care as we care for others.

A few things we discuss…

·      What is compassion fatigue and work overload.

·      What are the warning signs that we’re heading towards this.


Jul 21, 2023

Thanks for joining me again in The Wellbeing Garden.

Today’s short and sweet episode has a few tips for growing healthy food in pots and containers.

I’ve grown food in bathtubs, wheelbarrow, buckets and always recycled or upcycled items that I think would look good or suit growing edible crops.

Here’s my tips for...

Jul 14, 2023

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow”

A beautiful quote from Audrey Hepburn.

I’ve read this quote many times and I completely understand her passion and belief in gardening.

In episode 31 I shared a few ways that gardens can cultivate wellbeing. Listen HERE

But gardens wouldn’t be the beautiful,...

Jul 7, 2023

Welcome again to The Wellbeing Garden!

When the weather changes do you have an alternative activity to do with your gardeners or for yourself?

In this episode I share ideas for Plan B activities and how to continue to enjoy gardening through all weather conditions.

Here’s what I do…

  • Check the weather the...