Growing people and plants


Solstice Nurseries provides work experience and training in a commercial horticultural nursery environment for people who are experiencing mental health problems, been disadvantaged in the labour market and who have a desire to return to or gain open paid employment.   

Solstice offers work experience, learning opportunities and enhancement of well-being to all the participants.  It supports development of employability skills, work experience opportunities, self-management of mental health and promotes well-being.

The work experience the participants gain here at Solstice helps them to develop their skills in communication, timekeeping, reliability, interpersonal skills and teamwork all in preparation for moving into open employment.  

Individual support with job applications and interview preparation can be provided as required.