Gallery: The Terraform Raised Garden Bed Helps the Wheelchair-Bound Get...

There is no word yet as to when these will be available in the US or Canada but evidently the simplicity of the design combined with the multitude of potential uses within communities, retirement homes and hospital environments make the simple idea from the
 
There is no word yet as to when these will be available in the US or Canada but evidently the simplicity of the design combined with the multitude of potential uses within communities, retirement homes and hospital environments make the simple idea from the allotments in La Valise a potential success.

Three social-minded urban gardeners saw an unfortunate problem in their community of Nantes: gardening is pretty difficult for those in wheelchairs. So to help the wheelchair-bound flex their green thumbs more easily, these inspired individuals created the Terraform, a series raised garden beds that put planting within arms reach. Using materials close at hand, the team built a simple prototype using the casing of an old cathode ray television combined with some old pallets. The design proved so successful, they’re now promoting Terraform to a wider audience.

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