Table with flower pots and soil on it

Diversity Gardens offer new ways for those with Intellectual Disability to connect in their community, develop skills and improve their health and wellbeing. Mullticultural Care is inviting people with intellectual disability from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds to help with getting their new garden plots started in South West Sydney. 

The program offers: 

  • An experienced gardening tutor to provide support with gardening activities
  • Community gardens in different locations
  • Weekly meet ups (2 hours each week)
  • Committed staff and volunteers to support individuals
  • All equipment and materials are provided
  • Transportation or a travel buddy can be organised

Attendees will:

  • Learn practical ways to maintain a small garden
  • Learn to prepare healthy snacks from the garden
  • Improve their communication and social skills in a friendly and supportive environment
  • Improve their health and well being
  • Develop horticultural knowledge, techniques and employment skills

Course content: 

  • General plant care
  • Composting
  • Worm finding
  • Planting seedlings
  • Pest management
  • Soil testing
  • Meal preparation

The program is ideal for: 

  • People with an intellectual/learning disability from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Backgrounds who have an interest in gardening

Cost: NDIS funds can be used to access the program. Otherwise, a small contribution fee may be charged. All equipment and materials are provided. Participants need to bring gardening gloves and wear old comfortable clothing. 

Minimum age to participate: 7 years

More information

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Contact: 9718 6199

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