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Beyond a Bouquet: 4 Gardening Gifts

Garden-themed presents help to give the gift of good health to older adults. Encouraging engagement with gardens nudges older adults to maintain social connections, while [Read More…]

A Time of Giving and Being Thankful

After Thanksgiving, both bellies and hearts are filled with gratitude. Leverage that sense of community spirit and goodwill to spark engagement with your therapeutic garden [Read More…]

The Link Between Happiness and Health

The link between happiness and health in older adults is a strong one. Research shows that people who stay socially connected and engaged live longer, [Read More…]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! A byproduct of the “back to school” season that represents a fresh start for our society’s children and their parents, many Americans [Read More…]

How to Feel a Little Cooler in August

This month, shift your focus to air movement within your therapeutic garden. Perception is reality; with air movement create the perception of a cooler, outdoor oasis – despite these hot, muggy August days.

Older Adults Respond Positively and Strongly to Smelling and Tasting Mint

Evoke a sense of nostalgia and spur older adults to feel happiness and joy with the addition of one simple plant to your therapeutic garden this July. Researchers in the Netherlands recently found that older adults respond positively and strongly to smelling and tasting mint.

Accessibility for All

Implementing universal design elements into your therapeutic garden helps to ensure that people of all ages and abilities can enjoy the calming effect, creative outlet and sense of accomplishment that gardening offers.

Enhancing wellness: Maximize use of indoor / outdoor environments

By thinking creatively and making some simple changes, organizations can boost health and wellness benefits for their constituents.

Plant Natural Insect Repellents

In many places, mid-May signals the beginning of planting season. The scent of lilacs and honeysuckle perfume the air and seedlings eagerly push through the [Read More…]