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The Rowans AP Academy

Inspiring change for a brighter future

Gardening Therapy

Gardening interventions enhance children’s skills and boost their development.

The direct benefits of gardening for children are wide ranging:

  • Improves physical and mental well-being
  • Builds life skills such as confidence, teamwork and communication
  • Enhances literacy, numeracy and speaking skills
  • Enriches the entire curriculum from science, maths and geography, to art an English
  • Encourages a better and healthier lifestyle
  • Teaches about the environment and sustainability
  • Helps young people engage with their surroundings better and develop a sense of responsibility