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The healing power of nature Our service is funded by NHS England as part of a national pilot and is delivered in partnership with 7 community gardens across the city. Social and Therapeutic Horticulture is the process of using plants and gardens to improve physical and mental health, as well as communication and thinking skills. Social and Therapeutic Horticulture can help with a variety of issues including: loneliness, depression, low mood, stress and anxiety, PTSD, immune deficiency disorders, addiction, diet related ill health, insomnia, stress related illnesses such as CVD, gastrointestinal diseases, chronic fatigue and exhaustion disorder. The service is available free for residents of Manchester, targeting those people most disproportionately impacted by Covid-19. More detail on the project can be found in our brochure here. Please use Sow the City’s online referral form here or email us for the referral form as a word document to refer someone to the service
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The Sow the City Nature for Health service aims to tackle and prevent mental ill health by providing Social and Therapeutic Horticulture on prescription for Manchester residents.  
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