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. 


 

The Lund Report; April 2014

Legacy's 'Gardens in Healthcare' conference discussed research, perspectives and best practices for healing gardens

Dr. Duncan Neilson started his keynote speech at Legacy's Gardens in Healthcare...

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Children & Nature Network; March 24, 2014
by Richard Louv

Want to make a decent living and a better life? Here’s one way. Get a job – a nature-smart job. Or better yet, be a nature-smart entrepreneur. By that, I don’t mean a career devoted only...

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Medical Construction & Design; February 2014

In the medical design/construction industry, one service line that has embraced this theory is cancer care. Almost every modern cancer center integrates some type of healing or meditation garden into its design in...

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West/Welfare, Society, Territory; March 19, 2014

Living in contact with the environment, looking after nature and what the earth has to offer: it’s not just a description of an archaic way of life but also the basis for a discipline born in the US. It’s called...

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Worthing (UK) Herald, March 1, 2014

An horticultural therapist has set up a community garden to help improve the mental and physical wellbeing of people in the surrounding area.

Zoe Colson-Spence decided to create the Roots to Growth project, at Rock Farm,...

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ShelbyStar.com; Shelby County, NC; Feb. 27, 2014

At the Life Enrichment Centers in Shelby and Kings Mountain plants aren't the only thing in bloom.

As participants push seeds into dirt and wait for them to sprout, they blossom with self-esteem and self-...

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CollegianCentral; Fort Collins, CO, Feb. 24, 2014

CSU senior horticulture major Cailtyn Olde wants to make you feel better using gardening and plants. Horticultural therapy, an emerging field of psychological treatment and a new CSU horticulture major concentration, is...

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Lakeshore Advance, Grand Bend, Ontario; Feb. 3, 2014

New to the area, Mitchell Hewson brings with him an expertise in horticultural therapy in practice.

Some people have a quality that sets them apart. This is the case with Mitchell Hewson. Many have referred to his...

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BlueRidgeNow.com; Jan.10, 2014
By John Murphy, guest columnist

As I reflect on 2013 at Bullington Gardens, I look back mostly with gratitude for the community of support that has propelled Bullington forward...

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