The science is in: gardening is good for you

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Therapeutic Gardening, Part of a Person-Centered Approach to Healing:

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Courtesy of Old Moss Woman's Secret Garden

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

        There are healing gardens and there is gardening for healing.   Therapeutic gardening, sometimes called horticultural therapy, is gaining ground as one of a number of creative therapies that promote wellness and healing. Today’s post from Australia presents an overview of the science behind therapeutic gardening. The growth and acceptance of non-pharmaceutical therapies is a welcome addition to person-centered medicine.

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“A growing body of research literature suggests time spent gardening is as good for the gardener as it is for the garden.”

Source: The science is in: gardening is good for you

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman's Secret Garden

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman's Secret Garden

Courtesy of Old Moss Woman’s Secret Garden

The Creative Apothecary Believes in the Power of Therapeutic Gardening!

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