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Enabling Gardens: The Practical Side of Horticultural Therapy

First Paragraph:
Throughout history, humankind has been associated with gardens. Many faiths hold the belief that human life began in a garden. The first designed gardens date back to 2000 BC in Mesopotamia, where lush gardens were planted in this arid region. In the 1100’s AD, the therapeutic benefits of gardening were first described in a hospice garden located at a monastery in Clairvaux, France.
Publication Number:
FS1208
Author(s):
Madeline Flahive-DiNardo
Laura DePrado
Joel Flagler
Nicholas Polanin
Publisher:
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension
Date Published:
7/9/2013
Number of pages:
4
Tags:
horticultural therapy, adaptive, gardening