Raised garden bed—tiny tip for over 50s

Nasturtiums in a raised flower bed

Switch to raised garden beds so that you can carry on gardening. When you get older, gardening may become harder because of arthritis and other niggles of old age. But you’ll appreciate more than ever the pleasure of getting your hands in the dirt and growing good things.

(You don’t really need these tips for well-being in old age. You already know exactly what to do to make your later years satisfying. But I like to remind myself of these little joys, and to share them. Hope you don’t mind.)

5 thoughts on “Raised garden bed—tiny tip for over 50s

  1. Gallivanta says:

    Those steps look treacherous for old age, though. 😀

    1. Rachel McAlpine says:

      I don’t think the steps have been used for years. You are right b

  2. hilarymb says:

    Hi Rachel – lovely photo – evoking many thoughts … we just need to do what we can to help ourselves as we age – great tip – cheers Hilary

  3. Elizabeth says:

    I think I would need them to be raised to waist high!

    1. Rachel McAlpine says:

      Can be done

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