DIGGING IN
NOVA SCOTIA THERAPEUTIC HORTICULTURE NETWORK
Winter 2018 Volume 4 Issue 1

Download the PDF newsletter here:  winter.2018.DiggingIn.NSTHN

Digging In is great resource for activities, events, articles and resources for Therapeutic Horticulture.

Therapeutic Horticulture (TH) is the purposeful use of plants and plant-related activities to promote health and wellness for anindividual or group. A TH program leader is trained to use horticulture to promote well-being but goals and outcomes for individual participants are not clinically documented (Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association, n.d. https://www.chta.ca/about_ht.htm)

Table of Contents this issue:

  • Horticulture for Health: Defining the Paradigm
  • The Benefits of Gardening & Nature-Based Activities
  • Past, Present and Future: The Evolution of a Therapeutic Garden in Long Term Care
  • Indoor Trees That Do Double Duty
  • Shane Smith on Greenhouses
  • Horticulture Courses Available in Nova Scotia
  • Winter Plant-based Activities
  • Horticulture Events & Conferences 2018
  • Resources