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Featured links for the Summer and Fall of 2010

Wellfleet's Drescher teaches healing power of gardening, by Marilyn Miller

Down and Dirty: Are Corporate Gardens the Next Big Thing? by Molly Mann

Therapeutic horticulture in clinical depression: a prospective study of active components. Journal of Advanced Nursing. 2010 Blackwell Publishing Ltd. By Gonzalez et al. (2010) Abstract available:

Green fingers can make you healthy, by Dr. Phil Fielding

Nursery garden takes off at Fairford school, by Charlotte Shepherd

The Guelph Enabling Garden: Making Herbal Vinegars

Slide show: Gardening becomes therapy at Sunnyvale senior center, by John Duggan

Bodies change, gardens change: How to work wiser as you grow older, by Dean Fosdick

Gardening With The Elderly, by Ohio State University Extension Fact sheet, by Jack Kerrigan

Teresia Hazen: Helping Patients Recover through Gardening, by Mary Yee

Therapists use horticulture to sow growth in mentally challenged patients, by Carolin Vesely Longevity discusses natural beauty by Micheline Ronningen

Farming Local Food: Moving Past The Solution Du Jour, by Sam Horwich-Scholefield

Cemetery hosts job training program for disabled, by Rob Rogers

Gardening is Good Therapy, by Admin

Fruits of labour by disabled gardeners, by The Henley Standard

Times Staff Report: Sources: "Horticultural Therapy — Create an Enabled Garden" by Joyce Schillen; University of Minnesota Horticulturist Janelle Kuechle; the American Horticultural Therapy Association website

Garden Therapy for Veterans – You Tube Video

Horticultural Therapy: How Plants and Gardens Improve Mental Health by Bernice Salamon

Gardening grows into senior therapy, by Natalie DiBlasio

Manor garden program offers benefits by Buffy Pollock

BBC Health check – Horticultural Therapy by The BBC

High refurbishment bill sees college shut its training garden by Gemma Fraser

The Larches Trust Plants the Seeds for Independent Living

Gardening nurtures seniors’ well-being, by Rachel Stern

Prisons Using Gardens to Rehab Inmates, by Scott Schaffer

HI-MACS® chosen for innovative garden at Chelsea Flower Show, by Melissa Playfair

Therapy program helps patients find healing in the garden, by Body and Mind Staff

Soil bacterium may make us smarter, less anxious: researchers, by Sharon Kirkey