Fresh From The Pod - Gardening Stories
Hannah Powell - Perrywood Tiptree Garden Centre, Mental Health and Well-being
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Fresh From The Pod - Gardening Stories
Hannah Powell - Perrywood Tiptree Garden Centre, Mental Health and Well-being
May 14, 2021 Season 1 Episode 46
Tamsin Westhorpe produced by Candide Gardening

To mark Mental Health Awareness week, Tamsin speaks to Hannah Powell of Perrywood Tiptree Garden Centre in Essex. Hannah openly discusses her mental health - in the past, she has suffered from depression and Functional Movement Disorder. She shares practical ways to use the power of plants and nature to improve her well-being and explains why she is so passionate about helping people through her blog, The Cactus Surgeon.

Hannah also talks about the mental health of those in the Horticultural industry and how the pandemic has had an impact. With approximately 200 staff, she is well placed to offer advice and shares guidance that will be invaluable to anyone in the industry, however large or small their business.