The Seed Box is situated in a rural setting in the Walled Garden at Ballogie and is open Monday to Friday from 9.15 am until 4.15 pm

The Seed Box is able take referrals via Social Work Care Managers or through the new Direct Payment system.

We are happy to show prospective clients around our Centre and are willing to answer any queries you may have.

Please CONTACT US to arrange a mutually convenient appointment.

Co-workers can travel to The Seed Box either by public transport, taxi or with their Carers. We may be able to provide transport for an additional charge - please CONTACT US to discuss.

At The Seed Box our horticultural and outdoor therapy provides numerous benefits specifically:

Mental Health:-

  • Increases independence
  • Increases self esteem
  • Improves ability to problem solve
  • Provides choices
  • Encourages creativity
  • Provides an outlet for anger, stress and emotions
  • Decreases the severity of depression
  • Improves memory and concentration
  • Provides sensory stimulation

Physical Health:-

  • Improves motor skills
  • Tones and strengthens muscles
  • Improves coordination and balance

Social Wellbeing:-

  • Increases confidence
  • Improves communication skills
  • Improves social interaction
  • Promotes cooperation and team building skills
  • Promotes a work ethic and encourages a nurturing behaviour