Landscaping With Heart is a social enterprise that employs people with mental illnesses, beginning with professional training, and ending with fair employment opportunities that focus on maintenance of local gardens.
Based in Vancouver, BC where the climate is mild, Landscaping With Heart is able to provide employment year round. They offer services to residential and strata gardens as well as commercial and nonprofit, including both indoor and outdoor landscaping.
"Social Enterprise businesses operate with primarily social objectives whose surpluses are principally reinvested for that purpose in the community rather than being driven by the need to maximize profit for owners," the website explains.
The lead photo in the gallery shows a sample of past work completed by Landscaping With Heart employees. Their services including pruning, power raking, power washing, maintenance of green roofs, leaf raking, lawn mowing, seeding, weeding, fertilizing and more.
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'Landscaping With Heart' Employs People with Mental Illnesses in Vancouver
Published: Feb 15, 2012 • References: coastmentalhealth