HT is in the news!

This section is a round-up of what is being said about horticultural therapy in the media. This useful repository of articles allows you to observe how these programs position their horticultural therapy offerings and what types of organizations might be interested in providing HT services. You will see a variety of populations represented here that all benefit from HT. Find inspiration for a few talking points to help launch conversations with professional communities or prospective employers. You may even spot a promising source for potential grants. 


 

NorthJersey.com; Oct. 23,2014

More than 200 pounds of produce has been donated to the Interfaith Food Pantry in Morris Plains from a garden grown in two 10 by 20 plots by clients from the Mental Health Association Morris County (MHAMC) and NewBridge Services, two separate...

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MyCentralJersey.com; Oct. 20, 2014

The Children’s Institute-Center for Independence (TCI-CFI) opened its Livingston, NJ, campus In 2012. The new home of the high school, previously located in Verona, serves 85...

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The Spokesman-Review; Oct. 16, 2014

Jude Cormier has been a gardener for as long as she can remember. Growing up on a Montana ranch, she helped her family grow the vegetable garden that kept them supplied with fresh produce well into the winter. “It was just a part...

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The Journal; Pearland, TX; Oct. 3, 2014

Keep Pearland Beautiful presented a $2,000 gift to Forgotten Angels toward the construction of an accessible garden at the site of their Dayhab facility, located off Industrial Drive in Pearland. When completed, the garden will...

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Rochester Times; Sept. 25, 2014

Kathy Perry is an occupational therapist at the Monarch School of New England, on Eastern Avenue. She helps students with significant disabilities get comfortable doing everyday activities such as gardening.

Kathy is in the process of...

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BusinessMirror; Sept. 1, 2014

ANYONE who gardens regularly can tell you the psychological, physical and social benefits they gain from the experience. But research is beginning to confirm this, and gardening as a method for therapy is growing in popularity...

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Leesburg (LA) Daily Leader; August 15, 2014

There’s value in gardening far beyond a summer crop of tomatoes. Gardening has long been understood as a way to relax and reconnect with nature, but more research is showing that horticulture therapy can be used to treat a...

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South China Morning Post; August 5, 2014

It's the last class of horticulture therapy for the year at Christian Alliance Toi Shan Primary School in Ma On Shan, and students file into the classroom wondering what they're going to do.

The group of 10 SEN (...

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The New Indian Express; July 26, 2014

Special kids in the state could soon find a ‘friend’ who requires their care, affection and, in return, could help them learn and grow.  

Officials of the Centre for Disability Studies (CDS), who plan to...

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WDBJ-TV7; Blacksburg, VA. July 21, 2014

The American Horticultural Therapy Association cites research that gardening can be therapeutic. It can help those suffering from mental illnesses like Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Gardening is also known to help improve memory,...

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