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American Horticultural Society Awards Now Open

The American Horticultural Society is now calling for nominations for their 2021 awards. They have been giving a Horticultural Therapy award since 1985.  Take the time to nominate a professional in the field of Horticultural Therapy that has had a significant impact on our profession. The deadline is September 25th 

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Can Flowers Benefit Your Brain?

With the current state of the world, stress and anxiety are at an all-time high. As the majority of us are either working from home or furloughed and stuck indoors all day every day, it can be hard to stay upbeat.

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Growing Research Supports Benefits Of Healing Gardens

Growing Research Supports Benefits Of Healing Gardens

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Mistakes When Buying Plants Online

The biggest mistake you're making when you buy plants online

 

Covid-19 and Going Green

Going green: COVID-19 pandemic has people drawn to indoor gardening, houseplants

Covid-19 and Going Green

Going green: COVID-19 pandemic has people drawn to indoor gardening, houseplants

Horticulture Therapy and Youth Mental Health

A comprehensive array of mental health services in New Jersey for young people partnering with Rutgers

2020’s New and Improved Flowers

2020’s New and Improved Flowers: A Gardener’s A-to-Z Guide

Covid-19 and Gardening

Covid-19 and Gardening

Arranging gently used blooms as a form of therapy

Arranging gently used blooms as a form of therapy

Therapeutic Gardens and Covid-19

Therapeutic gardens provide support for medical staff.

Horticulture Therapy to the Rescue

Horticulture Therapy To the Rescue

 

 

AHTA Board member, Gary Altman, interviewed on The List.

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Gardening and Flowers can provide support during difficult times

These fact sheets have resources to support you and those around you during these difficult times.

How gardening will keep you well during the coronavirus pandemic

 

How flowers can help during the coronavirus pandemic

Gardening as an Escape in Difficult Times

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Cultivating Place Podcast

AHTA member Matt Wichrowski interviewed on the Cultivating Place Podcast.

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Plants can Reduce Stress in the Workplace

New Research on the Stress Reducing Effects of Plants in the Workplace

https://journals.ashs.org/horttech/view/journals/horttech/30/1/article-p55.xml?rskey=NJT2S7

https://www.today.com/series/one-small-thing/how-handle-work-stress-adding-desk-plant-can-reduce-anxiety-t171194

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ATHA member Matthew Wichrowski Interview

AHTA Member Matthew Wichrowski Interviewed for the Healthy Human Revolution Podcast

Matthew Wichrowski, MSW HTR, is the Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Rehabilitation Medicine and Senior Horticultural Therapist at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health.

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The Research Is In: Yes, Gardening Totally Counts As Exercise

Did you see this recent article on mindbodygreen?

The Research Is In: Yes, Gardening Totally Counts As Exercise