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Shed adaptations

My potting shed not only has a bench for standing at to rest my arms on, but now has a small folding table (that my potting tray fits on) and a lower folding chair, so I can sit down for longer jobs like pricking seedlings out.

I think Arthritis Research UK’s four Ps are very good – Pacing, Problem-solving, Planning and Prioritising – especially the first two if you want to adapt to gardening with arthritis. Happy pottering!
Angie Pickering, via Facebook

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