Garden Therapy (Growing Matters)

Who is this for?

  • Anyone aged 18 years old and over

Who provides this?

  • Growing Matters


Growing Matters is a charity run by volunteers for volunteers.

It is developing an old Kitchen Garden on the Gilmerton Estate in Rural East Lothian. This is a place of learning, enjoying and growing. Its aim is to offer an environment that supports physical and mental wellbeing. People are encouraged to volunteer at volunteer sessions or if you would like to join one of its ‘Garden Therapy’ sessions that are run on a peer support model – more details of this are on the website.

How do I access this?

  • Self-referrals

Is there a cost?


Is there a waiting list?


Location information

  • Private parking

Opening times

Monday 10.00 am – 1.00 pm
Wednesday1.00 – 4.00 pm (Garden therapy session)
Thursday1.00 – 4.00 pm

Contact Details

Growing Matters
Gilmerton House, Athelstaneford, North Berwick , EH39 5LQ,

Types of support on offer:

Outdoor Activity
Support with others

Type of services on offer:

Healthy living

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