This section contains articles and photos of some before and after gardens over the years.
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- Brandermill Alzheimer’s Garden Case Study:
A safe secure outdoor environment was created for the residents of the community who are affected by Alzheimer’s disease.
- Cathedral Village Butterfly Garden Case Study:
A butterfly garden was developed to support the activities and programs of the horticultural therapy program at the continuing care retirement community.
- Foulkeways Herb Garden Case Study:
The Herb Garden at Foulkeways was created to provide fresh herbs for the meals of the residents of the senior living community. The newly renovated dining facilities offered an opportunity to look out into the garden areas. It was important that the elders of the community could make the connection between their meals and the [...]
- Kimball Medical Center Case Study:
The construction of a new Emergency Room created the opportunity to develop a small roof top healing garden for patients, caregivers and family members at the healthcare center.
- Medford Leas Back Porch Garden Case Study:
The “Back Porch Garden” was developed to replace the existing roof top garden and includes a wooden porch which becomes the catalyst for many of the activities that occur within the garden.
- Navesink River Garden Case Study:
The reconstruction of the outdoor garden on the pier along the Navesink River offered the opportunity to develop a new and more interactive garden with a putting green, shaded sitting areas and other amenities.
- St. Francis Country House Case Study:
A large outdoor garden, adjacent to the front entrance, was designed for special events, small gatherings and recreational activities for residents, care givers and family members.
- St. John Neumann Case Study:
The existing courtyard garden was out of date and a new garden was created to provide shaded sitting areas, the opportunity to interact with nature, a water feature and other therapeutic garden elements.
- St. Mary Manor Case Study:
The design of the Alzheimer’s Garden provided opportunities for the elders to enjoy nature and the outdoor environment in a safe, secure and peaceful setting.
- The Atrium Garden at Meadow Lakes:
The addition to the Healthcare Residence at Meadowood CCRC created an enclosed courtyard area. The building configuration provided an opportunity to create a safe enclosed therapeutic setting for the residents of the community. The Woodland Garden has been the source of stories about the frogs that mysteriously appeared, birds building nests in the trees and [...]
- The Gift of Life Family House:
The Gift of Life Family Center was created to offer a familiar home-like environment for family members who were traveling to Philadelphia. An important aspect of any home is the garden. The outdoor patio area offers a tranquil and restful setting for family members to enjoy. The garden is complete with water fountains, patio furniture, [...]
- The Woodland Garden at Meadowood:
The Atrium Garden at Meadow Lakes senior living community is the central feature within the community. The original garden was in need of updating. The new 40′ x 40′ area is filled with plants, fish and birds to visually and physically connects people to nature. Residents of the community are able to experience all four [...]