Intro to Therapeutic Horticulture begins in August

therapeutic horticulture in the Garden

Starting in mid-August, we will offer a six-week, online Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture class in partnership with NC State Extension Gardener. The Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture course is the first in an intended series of online courses that teach the theory, practice, and profession of therapeutic horticulture. Students will gain an overview of historical uses…

Horticultural Therapy at NCBG

horticultural therapy in the Garden

by Abby Zaleski, Communications Student The Horticultural Therapy program at the North Carolina Botanical Garden has a mission to promote health and well-being of people through positive interactions with plants and nature. Led by horticultural therapist Sally Haskett, this program benefits people of all ages and backgrounds, giving them support to get through the daily…