My name is Juniper June Shay, I am 22 years old and identify with non-binary umbrella (my pronouns are they/them/their and ze/zir/zirs). I am currently an HT student through the NYBG certificate program. Prior to quarantine, I was interning at the NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital with Lori Bloomberg while also working part time at Remedies […]
Erin Backus, CRC, HTR and Irene Barber, HTR Erin and Irene have talked about starting an avenue to share personal “ah-ha moment” stories for years. Finally they have come together to start a Podcast. Two times a month you will hear stories of fellow Horticultural Therapist and other like-professionals’ where they will be telling stories […]
Colleen Griffin, HTR, frequently writes blogs about horticultural therapy for the HTI Community Link. Check out her articles! https://htinstitute.org/community/author/cgriffin/
Hollie Marron, an Occupational Therapist that incorporates Therapeutic Horticulture into her work. She is the recent recipient of the NEHTN garden grant. Because of all of the new social distancing measures, Hollie has been recording and editing short videos about the Grow Food Northampton Community Garden’s Garden Access Project. Most recently she featured the versatile […]
Plant Care Guide (excerpted from Green Thumbs for a Cause: A plant care manual for therapeutic horticulture) This excerpt available free from The Northeast Horticultural Therapy Network (NEHTN) donated by NEHTN member Alan Eddy (the author) Note: This document written for eldercare facilities can be adapted to other situations. The term “resident” means “resident of […]
Kathryn Tam from Brooklyn, New York, is a student at the New York Botanical Gardens’ Horticultural Therapy Certificate program. She writes about her relationship with plants and nature. Check out her recent article on The Planthunter
The Vermont Association for the Blind and Visually Impaired has produced a documentary regarding living with blindness, featuring Donna Covais and her husband Joe.
From Laura DePrado Freeholders Congratulate Horticultural Therapist on Published Article The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders congratulates horticultural therapist Laura DePrado of Branchburg on her recent article in the American Horticultural Therapy Association’s Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. “Raising Awareness of Horticultural Therapy with the Seed of ‘National Horticultural Therapy Week’ and Roots […]
From Monarch School of New England (Institutional Member) For those of you who helped vote for the Monarch School of New England when they were one of three finalists for the National Garden Bureau/Salute Seed America Therapeutic Garden Grant we are happy to announce they were chosen as the winner! Congratulations and way to go […]
From Alan Eddy: I have a new website www.HTwritingprojects.com that outlines two writing projects: 1) “Green Thumbs for a Cause: A Plant Care Manual for Therapeutic Horticulture Volunteers” (possible future fundraiser for NEHTN) and 2) “Plant Morphology: An Activity Program for Use in Therapeutic Recreation, Horticultural Therapy, Adult Education, and Youth Activities” (possible future fundraiser for AHTA).