Tag Archives: accessible garden

Terraform Wheelchair Accessible Garden Kit

image: Terraform

image: Terraform

So yesterday I wrote an article about wheelchair accessible gardens. I focused on the dimensions and linked websites with plans to build your own. Well in France there is an organization that is making wheelchair accessible garden kits. The Suitecase is a group of architects and artists that created the Terraform program for wheelchair accessible garden.

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Garden Watering Made Easy with Ely-Can

Image: Diane Dupire

Having and maintaining a garden is something that doesn’t need to be lost when having a disability. Accessible pathways and raised garden beds are ways that can make for an accessible garden. If a garden hose is nearby, watering is simple and an accessible task. No garden hose nearby? Then a watering can may be necessary. Which can mean lugging a heavy watering can or awkwardly carrying one in your lap if using a wheelchair. A concept design by Diane Dupire makes watering potentially easier with the Ely-Can. A rolling watering can with an extended and grippable spout.
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