There are those that tend to think of gardening and landscape design are activities that are mainly undertaken by those within an older age group but that is more myth than truth. Yes, there are many seniors who love gardening, but there are also thousands, if not millions of landscapers and gardening enthusiasts across just about every age group.

Whilst that is most certainly a positive, it can lead to one specific problem, and that relates to landscape designs for older people. What we mean by that is the creation of a landscape design where the elements within it make allowances for some of the problems which some older people may encounter.

By problems, we are talking about mobility and safety issues, for example, and ensuring that whether you are a senior and designing your garden for yourself, or you are a landscape designer, designing for an older client, that what you create takes these into account. If you are unsure about what ways you can make your landscape design seniors friendly, here are some ideas you can consider.

Read More