Gardening help

Helping older and disabled residents with gardens

All residents who have a private garden are responsible for keeping it in a good condition. We know that this can sometimes be difficult for older or vulnerable residents, so we can provide a free service to residents who are over the age of 55 or registered as a disabled tenant.

This service can help with:

  • clearing overgrown gardens jjimproving garden security
  • mowing lawns
  • weeding and pruning (but not tree works)
  • tips on low-maintenance gardening
  • advice about tool adaptations.

How to access our free gardening service

Your neighbourhood officer or support worker can make a referral to the service, or you can call the contact team on 020 8354 5500 to find out if your are eligible to receive it. 

Making sure we are succeeding

After you have received your gardening service, someone from the Octavia Foundation may contact you to ask for your feedback. We use the feedback we receive to help improve the service.

020 8354 5500

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