A Patio Picture Gallery: Shapes, Sizes, Materials & Other Design Considerations
Wheelchair gardeners can cover lots of ground with this accessibled and cleverly designed circular patio garden.
Photo © Lisa Hallett Taylor
This wheelchair-accessible garden was featured at the L.A. Garden Show
in May 2009. The design is ingenious on many different levels. The height of the raised planters is perfect for individuals in wheelchairs to work on their gardens. The entire patio garden and planting beds are designed in the round, making it easy and comfortable to wheel from one section to another. The design also allows the gardener a good view at any point of the rest of the planting beds.
This patio garden design is inviting -- it draws you in and engages you to interact almost immediately, rather than being formal and unapproachable.
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