Memphis Botanic Garden's Horticultural Therapy Workshop is designed for service providers interested in new ways to achieve therapeutic goals and people interested in doing horticultural outreach to special needs populations. Participants receive an overview of horticultural therapy, accessibility and adaptations for special needs, horticultural and botanical craft ideas, and information on how to start and implement a program.
9:30 a.m.-Implementing a Program
10:15 a.m.-Documentation and Assessment
11:00 a.m.-Universal Design, ADA, Accessibility and Adaptations
12:00 p.m.-Lunch with Activity Demonstrations
1:00 p.m.- Safety
2:30 p.m.-15-Minute Break
2:45 p.m.- Basic Plant Care Techniques
3:30 p.m.-Indoor Gardening Activities
4:30 p.m. Questions/Evaluations/Wrap-up
8:00 a.m.-Horticultural Therapy/Holistic Healing
8:45 a.m.-Developing the Proposal
9:15 a.m.-Floral Design Demonstration & Activities
10:15 a.m.-Minute Break
10:30 a.m.-Adaptive Activities
11:15 a.m.- Bringing Plants and People Together
12:00 p.m.-Door Prizes, Adjourn
Call 901-636-4128 to register by phone, or print and return the registration form here.
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Central Daylight Time Hours:
9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Central Standard Time (Winter) Hours:
9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Holiday Wonders at the Garden:
5:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.
We are located at:
750 Cherry Road
Memphis, TN 38117
(Between Park & Southern)