How accessible raised Garden beds work?

Green Circle Garden makes growing and tending plants more comfortable and enjoyable. Accessible gardening is now more stimulating for the senses as participants are relaxed and within smelling distance of the flowers. Gardeners can reach up to a 1m2 garden area thanks to the ample wheelchair access. The wheelchair accessible raised bed doubles up as a water reservoir, collecting rainwater and constantly hydrating plants at root level. Built to a high standard using durable UV resistant materials. our wheelchair accessible gardens are handmade in Fiberglass in the UK and HDPE in the US. In the long run these accessible raised garden beds offer great value and many years of accessible urban gardening.

The Garden That Does Disabled Gardening Justice!

The wheelchair garden that does accessibility justice and fulfills gardeners expectations by enhancing growth potential. this well designed and durable garden planter will provide many years of interactive gardening by providing easy access for its users. 

Meticulously designed and tested combining wheelchair accessibility with Hydroponics, capable of growing plants 4x quicker than in regular soil. Hydroponics accelerates plant root growth crossing off that task so the plant can dedicate its full time to the suns rays.

No need for lifting watering cans or worrying about watering the plants when on holiday or during events of drought. This wheelchair garden when full can store up to 42 gallons of water, more than enough to last a couple of months in the most arid of climates. 

Many types of flowers, vegetables, herbs and fruits can be grown thanks to its generous 10" soil depth and 240ltr grow tray. The 1m2 grow area is ample enough to grow over a dozen plants at a time. Click to see our Plant Spacing Guidelines


Did you know...

HYDROPONICS GROWS PLANTS UP TO 3X FASTER THAN GROWING IN REGULAR GROUND SOIL

Independent Grow Tray keeps soil warmer than ground soil allowing plants to start growth earlier and bloom for longer.

Gardening whilst seated or standing up.


Modular urban gardens for accessible community garden projects

The Green Circle Garden consists of ten self-irrigating garden units designed to provide horticultural therapy for people of all ages, especially for those with mental or physical disabilities. Green Circle Gardens allow users to reach all the cultivation area, the accessible urban gardens are suitable for children’s use and allow scope for creativity.

The circular layout of raised garden beds helps foster social interaction between gardeners, while the work itself improves fitness and acts as a liason between the senses of touch, sight and smell. The wheelchair accessible gardens can also be setup in different layouts to suit the available garden space or to cater for a large group in a school, care home or Senior living home. Nine accessible gardens create a circular layout which act as an enclosing wall: Serving as a refuge for those with Dementia or Alzheimer’s disease who feel more relaxed with the comfort of a barrier to the outside. It provides a space for exercise, social interaction,  educational learning and keeping the mind and body active.


ACCESSIBLE RAISED GARDEN BED SPECIFICATIONS

EXPLODED VIEW

Green Circle Garden exploded View of accessible garden

  1. Accessible Water Reservoir, 
  2. 200ltr Grow Tray 
  3. Water absorbent Rope (100Ft)
  4. Absorbent Mat
  5. Expanded Clay Pellets
  6. Geo Filter Fabric
  7. High Quality Potting Soil

BENEFITS OF USING GREEN CIRCLE RAISED BED GARDENS

  • Comfortable gardening experience from a wheelchair or standing up with work top height of 32"
  • Grow healthier plants with independent grow tray and hydroponic system.
  • Lowers Garden Maintenance
  • Collects Rainwater and stores it for later use in its 45Gal/240ltr reservoir,
  • Self irrigates at root level.
  • Modular design, Green Circle Gardens can connect together
  • Semi-portable, gardens can be stacked for storage.
 

Hidden Features

WATER INLET VALVE FOR HOSEPIPE

Water Inlet Valve Assembly. This part is delivered pre-assembled.

The addition of a water inlet valve allows for permanent hose pipe fixture or just to top up during summer if the climate is arid. The water inlet valve will shut off incoming water when full. If more than one Green Circle Garden is connected to one another the water will be shared to limit maintenance in filling each one independently.

CONNECT PLANTERS TOGETHER

1. 1/2" Rubber Pipe Connector 2. Nipple 3. Side Outlet

Connect Planters Together to create communal gardens which make tending plants so much more enjoyable. Increase social interaction by providing a facility where users can get a breath of fresh air and explore the outdoors more often. The Green Circle Garden is designed to form a circle creating a “barrier of safety” which is comforting for those suffering from Alzheimer's [AHTA].

OVERFLOW TAP EXPELS EXCESS RAINWATER

Overflow Tap. Stops planter from overfilling by eureka effect.

After heavy rainfall excess water will escape via the overflow to stop swamping and damage to plant roots.

 

ROBUST DESIGN

Bottom View of wheelchair garden (US Version)

Designed for long term urban gardening, robust design and material selection make it built for a lifetime. 

DRAINAGE FOR MOVING LOCATION

Side Outlet used fior drainage and connecting gardens together.

The water reservoir can be drained via side outlets. This will allow for 2 people to move the planter if needed. Caution, when the water reservoir is drained the planter will be less stable and is recommended that the reservoir contain water.

 

Dip Stick Water Meter


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