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St. Mary’s Secret Garden is a beautiful and accessible community garden with a difference in Hackney, London. For over 25 years it has offered a safe space where people with support needs and the local community can get hands-on experience of gardening, gain a sense of inclusion and receive the benefits of horticulture and other ecotherapy activities.

The garden offers a diverse range of activities including horticultural therapy for groups and individuals with support needs or at risk from isolation, accredited courses and training, corporate volunteering and gardening services. As a registered charity and company limited by guarantee, it is run by a Board of Trustees (Management Committee).