Portable Garden

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Portable Gardens, versitile indoor gardens

Portable Gardens are an excellent way to cheer up residents

and get them involved in a daily activity.


As a mobile planting environment, it can be prepared at one site then moved to a display area, or travel to location of users in ward, solarium, private room.


The integral lighting system means that lack of sunlight no longer restricts garden placement or plant selection. Yes, you can have flowers or vegetables indoors!


Wheelchair accessible

Garden Therapy moves Indoors

These Portable Gardens provide a base for involving senior adults and others as "caregivers" of a living display. Participants are able to resume their gardening interests, normally limited inside a residential or care facility. The garden can serve as a focal point for group activity at a fixed location, or be easily wheeled to a resident's room or into multi-purpose areas.

For groups, garden therapy increases levels of cooperation, planning, and responsibility. As a cooperative activity, people can plant the soil-filled bed of the Portable Garden, or each person can contribute their own potted plant to develop in the garden's tub. For individuals, participation improves muscle coordination and motor skills in a relaxing activity.

  • A year-round, independent or group activity

  • Enriches life with beauty and a link to nature

  • Stimulates conversation; provides therapeutic options

  • Flexibility and minimal maintenance for facility workers

  • Garden design allows use when seated, standing, or in bed

Review Portable Gardens recommended garden therapy resources.


Seed starting or propogation

Non-therapeutic use


A Portable Garden is the flexible way to add a planting to any area. As a seasonal display, one can easily start plants indoors and later move the blooming garden outdoors. The mobile unit serves as a temporary platform for gardens wheeled into a lobby, conference room, or reception hall.


Home gardeners find our garden perfect for seed starting in early Spring, later converting the garden to a display area for treasured indoor plants through the Summer and Fall.


Elementary schools can use gardens as planting projects in nature education, even during the Winter. Students enjoy planting "their pot of seeds" and seeing it grow with others within this mobile environment. The Portable Garden can be wheeled easily out of a classroom when needed.



Our Portable Garden is an integrated & complete solution for growing and showing plants indoors. The wheeled plant support, with integral lighting, can be moved easily to wherever people will work with it or enjoy its blooming contents. Below are some important features and the benefits they bring to indoor garden users.

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  1. "Sun System" light

  2. Baskets can be hung on either side of garden

  3. Fabric arbor valence shields users from light

  4. Hardwood frame, trellis and arbor

  5. Polyethylene basin holds soil or pots

  6. Ballast powers light, timer controlled

  7. Accessory kit with garden tools

  8. Locking casters allow easy movement


Feature Benefit
 Quality hardwood construction  Attractive structure withstands everyday knocks and usage, while being easy to move.
 Mobile activity center  Casters and overall profile allow easy movement to therapy areas, patient rooms through doorways, elevators
 Integrated lighting fixture with timer  No need to restrict portable garden to a sunny location or forgo flowering plants.
 Inset plastic plant container  Accommodates soil bed or potted plants; contains water runoff, incorporates drain valve, easily cleaned.
 Accessible height and depth  Users seated, standing or in wheelchairs can tend plants with minimal effort.
 Selection of wood finishes  Garden attractively integrates into many possible settings.


Pricing and Delivery

Pricing for the Portable Garden is straightforward, and includes everything you need to start gardening indoors, with the addition of electricity and water. Purchases within our service area include delivery and installation.




Includes garden on casters, lighting system with ballast and timer, soil basin, arbor plant hangers, trellis shelf, garden accessory kit, soil.
Choice of Maple finish or Mahogany finish for additional $95.00 upon order.

Must make a $500 deposit to begin making order.






Second arbor valence:
Added trellis shelf:
Ballast cart valences (4):

$ 20.00
$ 45.00


Minimum charge:
Per mile from Rochester NY:
Each additional garden in order:
(Gardens delivered April-December)

$ 50.00
$ 1.00
$ 50.00



Simply add to cart and proceed to checkout where you will pay the $500 deposit to begin your order.


If you would like to order directly from this vendor, please contact Portable Gardens through their form.

They can prepare a quote according to your needs, and estimate a delivery date (typically 3 to 6 weeks after receipt of order).



Service area

Portable Gardens' primary service area is within 500 miles of Rochester NY. Gardens are delivered April through December.


Delivery inside Service Area includes installation of the garden, an initial planting, and workshop on use & care (coordinated with purchasing organization). Payment of outstanding balance is requested upon delivery.

Purchases outside of Service Area will include added costs for Packaging, Palletizing, and Shipping. In addition, the Full Balance Due must be paid in advance of shipping.



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