Spring garden - St Oswald's, Sleights, North Yorkshire

Gardening The Heart (formerly Parable Garden) encourages and resources people of all ages in engaging with Creation, seasons, gardening and creativity as tools for discipleship, spirituality and wellbeing, at home, in schools, local churches, hospitals, Care Homes in rural and urban contexts.

We can come to you and facilitate: 

Online we offer creative resources to support discipleship, spirituality and wellbeing:

for individuals and groups, churches, chaplaincies, Care Homes:

for schools:

  • Parable Treasure Hunting - Primary School ethos enrichment programme
  • themed reflective garden design
  • Coming Soon! - Gardening God's Stories- Outdoor Collective Worship inspired by parables, nature, seasons and gardening

We invite you to explore the website, look at the resources and initiatives and to find out about our values and partnerships. We are delighted to support you where you are with resources, workshops, talks or quiet days tailored to your context.

We love to hear about the creative things that you are doing in your community so please do email us to find out how our resources and facilitated initiatives might be of help.