13 Feb 2015

Sensory gardens for people with dementia

From Nine To Noon, 10:10 am on 13 February 2015

Garden design by Andrew Fisher Tomlin

Andrew Fisher TomlinAndrew Fisher Tomlin is a horticultural consultant and three times UK gardener of the year. One of his passions is designing sensory gardens. He says gardening is a powerful resource for the visually impaired, people who have had a stroke or have dementia and also for children with learning disabilities.

Gallery: Garden design by Andrew Fisher Tomlin

Andrew Fisher Tomlin is the founding director of Fisher Tomlin & Bowyer, an international design studio with private and public space commissions worldwide, with partnerships in Russia, Scandinavia, the Caribbean, New Zealand and Europe. He also provided horticultural advice on the 2012 London Olympics Athlete's Village and is the chairman of judges for the Chelsea Flower Show, and he was Wallpaper magazine's first horticultural editor. He is also the founding director of the London College of Garden Design.