AHTA's guiding light...

The organizational mission of AHTA is to promote and advance the profession of horticultural therapy as a therapeutic intervention and rehabilitative medium. To accomplish this we...

A​dvocate for horticultural therapy as a treatment modality to the public, the healthcare industry, the academic community and allied professions


Disseminate information relating to the principles and practices of horticultural therapy as a treatment modality


Encourage professional growth for horticultural therapy practitioners


Establish and maintain professional standards and a credentialing process for horticultural therapy practitioners


Promote research related to the impact of horticultural therapy as a treatment modality


Promote educational opportunities in horticultural therapy