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Mayfield Nurseries: Gardening for Mental Health online sessions

Published: 17 February 2021
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Mayfield Nurseries are a garden centre in Mayfield Park in Southampton, who aim to bring about positive change for people struggling with their mental health.

Mayfield Nurseries are running a range of online sessions with the aim of boosting participants’ wellbeing. Session include:

  • Peer Support – connect with nature and gardening
  • Healthy eating workshop
  • Photography workshop
  • The basics of plants
  • Healthy coping strategies workshop
  • Create a gratitude toolkit
  • Zoom coffee mornings

Anyone can join - you don't have to have a diagnosed mental health condition to access Mayfield Nurseries' programmes. You could be experiencing mental health issues, wanting to increase physical, social and community activity, develop new skills or want to learn more about overall wellbeing.

All sessions are delivered via Zoom. Find out more about their wellbeing programmes or send any queries to .

Mayfield Nurseries also run Plants for People sessions which are more directly focussed on gardening.

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