The Versatility of Gardening for Both Recreation and Treatment
Conference details, theme, program, schedule and fees at Michigan Horticultural Therapy Association's (MHTA) Annual Conference
Keynote Speaker Lesley Fleming, HTR
Gardening activities are currently being used to achieve specific and documented health benefits. Nature-based activities including gardening are utilized as both recreational activities and therapeutic interventions in a broad spectrum of disciplines; horticulture, social work, oncology, recreational, occupational, and physical therapy, psychology, geriatrics and rehab medicine. Practitioners in these fields should find the conference sessions informative and relevant to their work. Defining therapeutic horticulture and contexts in which it and nature-based therapies are used will be presented. Adaptive gardening techniques and tools, programming ideas and therapeutic gardens will also be presented.
Fee includes keynote, two breakout sessions, lunch in the conservatory and e-book, Therapeutic Horticulture: A Practitioner’s Perspective
Books, Education, Vendors, Networking and CEUs