Healing Gardens, Garden Therapy Offered by a Veteran:
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Gardens and gardening are becoming a part of healthcare in various settings. From the doctors in England who are prescribing gardening to their patients to the VA center in Amarillo, Texas where an army veteran provides garden therapy, gardens are joining the systems approach to healthcare that includes the arts, gardening, and more. Enjoy this story from Texas and perhaps get some ideas for your own community!
“Off the second floor of the Community Living Center of the Amarillo VA Health Care System is a terrace filled with potted flowers, solar lights, apple-red iron chairs and a lady in a motorized wheelchair bearing an “Army Strong” bumper-sticker.”
The Creative Apothecary Celebrates Healing Gardens Everywhere!