The Abbeyfield Society: A Breath of Fresh Air

Summer Gardens
Breathing new life into the concept of a sensory garden and celebrating 60 years of The Abbeyfield Society, the design has created a calming space for older people and specifically those living with dementia.

The garden’s curves reflect the steady rhythm of breathing. At the heart is a brimming water bowl. Willow trees and blocks of grasses enrich the sounds and movement of the garden, which gently encourages people to venture outside.

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The Royal Horticultural Society is the UK’s leading gardening charity. We aim to enrich everyone’s life through plants, and make the UK a greener and more beautiful place.