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Gardening has cured my social phobia!

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1 January 2020

Gardening has cured my social phobia! - 5.44min

Above Bar St, Southampton SO14 7DW, UK

Despite medication, Michael has been struggling with anxiety and social phobia for nearly 20 years, until he discovered the art of gardening with Mayfield Nurseries in Southampton. Now, thanks to 'Plants for People', a project financed by Southampton City Council's Decent Neighbourhoods, other residents can benefit from gardening for health at three locations in Woolston, Millbrook and Holyrood. It's all free, for all ages!
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