ROOTS Gardening Service

Gardening Service in Dorset

What does it do?

The Roots gardening service is provided by a team of volunteers who are recovering from mental ill health and are trained and supervised by a Help and Care Garden Services Worker.

Roots has been in operation since 1989 and was the first practical service developed by Help and Care. Roots launched as a social enterprise in 2010.

Roots receives funding from the Clinical Commissioning Group for Dorset and Bournemouth Borough Council.

Who it is for?

Roots provides a gardening service to older and disabled people who can no longer manage their garden and a ground maintenance service to commercial properties.

Roots provides a service in:

  • Bournemouth
  • Poole
  • Christchurch

Where it is available?

Local service (Bournemouth, Christchurch, Poole).

How to access or apply for it:

If you wish to discuss anything about the gardening service please email


Info last updated:

896 Christchurch Road, Pokesdown, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH7 6DL