Horticulture therapy, also known as therapeutic horticulture, "is the engagement of a person in gardening and plant-based activities, facilitated by a trained therapist, to achieve specific therapeutic treatment goals".  It is a time-proven practice.  The therapeutic benefits of garden environments have been documented since ancient times

Planting Completed

David Pease

Formerly, Graduate Assistant

At UT Gardens

Gardening Workstation

Protecting Our Fragile Plantings.

Huge Outdoor Planters

HORTICULTURE THERAPY

UTGARDENS

INSTITUTE OF AGRICULTURE

The State Botanical Garden Of Tennessee


Meeting Room With Gardening Workstations

The Dispensing Of Seeds

David Pease, Therapist Assistant

The Middle Path, Inc.

The Middle Path, Inc. has several new gardens all planted by the clients in order to experience self care, represent new growth and self-soothing skills