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. 


 

EFA: Environments for Aging; April 13, 2015

Hospice care is generally provided to patients who have just six months or less to live. But a terminal illness shouldn’t stop them from smelling the roses, or the lavender, or from watching butterflies or listening to...

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Maine Gardener; April 5, 2015

Programs at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens provide physical and mental stimulation.

Gardening is therapeutic. When you’ve come home from work after arguing with your boss or coping with an aggravating...

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National Wildlife Federation Magazine; April/May 2015

Exercising their green thumbs helps seniors reap mental and physical rewards

"NO ONE SHOULD MISS the satisfaction of digging their hands into sun-warmed dirt,”...

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The Daily Courier, Prescott, AZ; March 5, 2015

In celebration of National Horticultural Therapy (HT) Week, March 15-21, Adult Care Services (ACS) recognizes the horticultural therapy programs at the Margaret T. Morris Center and the Susan J. Rheem Adult Day Centers,...

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News~Sentinel.com; Fort Wayne, IN; Jan. 14, 2015

Veterans will have the opportunity to grow their abilities and their own food through a new horticultural healing program starting this March.

Started by Greenleaf, Urban Gardening and Horticultural Healing, the...

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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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