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After years of isolation, gardening has helped John back to society

Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
Gardening helped Thrive employee John Wetherell find a way back into society, following two decades of isolation, homelessness and mental ill health.

A wild time at Notcutts!

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
A group of our client gardeners from Thrive in Berkshire had a brilliant time at Notcutts Garden Centre near Oxford recently.

Prison gardening

Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017
Next month horticultural therapists from Thrive Birmingham will start a gardening programme for prisoners with mental ill health at HM Prison Hewell.

What Katy did ... thoughts from one of our volunteers

Friday, September 1st, 2017
Katy Perceval, Garden Support Volunteer at Thrive’s Battersea Garden Project in London, shares her experience of volunteering this summer…

New programme supporting women in Birmingham

Friday, September 1st, 2017
Gardening for Good Health is a new pilot programme that Birmingham charity Thrive has developed to support women who have experienced domestic and/or sexual violence, or rape.

Thrive training goes online

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017
This September national garden therapy charity Thrive is launching its online education and training package meeting increased demand from people wanting to learn about Social and Therapeutic Horticulture.

Women-only programme working well

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
A pioneering programme at Thrive’s Battersea Park Garden Project in London is helping clients to increase their confidence, connect with others and learn new skills while recovering from conditions such as depression and alcohol and drugs addiction.

Thrive Battersea celebrates new plant maintenance contract with large London firm

Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
Thrive, a leading national charity that uses gardening to help thousands of disabled people, has teamed up with landmark London development Keybridge, in Vauxhall, to offer a new training programme for the local community.

Birmingham children invited to get gardening with Thrive over the summer

Friday, July 14th, 2017
Young people in Birmingham with mild or moderate learning difficulties are being invited to get out and get gardening this summer with garden therapy charity Thrive.

Summer flower show fun

Friday, July 7th, 2017
The sun shone down on Thrive’s annual flower show at Beech Hill, near Reading, which was once again a wonderful display featuring beautiful floral displays, creative collections of vegetables and delicious cakes.