The Occasional Gardener

A Gardening & Arts Therapy Programme for Older People 

Funded by Arts Council of Northern Ireland Arts and Older People’s Fund

Lead artist Carol Moore with Neil Keery, Kat Regan and Anna O’Kane

Lead In partnership with the Macklin Group

The Occasional Gardener: a participation project led by artist, actor and facilitator Carol Moore delivered in Macklin Care Homes. This earthy project will engage participants to stimulate memory and the senses, and will involve gardening activities such as planting seeds, bulbs, and baskets; using plants and flowers to stimulate the senses, and exploring reminiscence techniques, singing, movement and art.