Therapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master GardenersTHERAPEUTIC GARDENINGPROGRAMMING 101Charlie ClapperSeptember 22, 2010
DEFINITIONSHORTICULTURAL THERAPYTHERAPEUTIC GARDENINGCOMBINES GARDENING AND HORTICULTURALACTIVITIES WITH OTHER THERAPIES TOIMPROVE:USES GARDENING AS THE THERAPY TO: PHYSICAL CONDITION AND PATIENTHEALTHMANAGEMENT MENTAL HEALTH AND SOCIAL ADJUSTMENT RECREATIONAL AND LEISURE OPTIONS EDUCATIONAL, TRAINING ANDOCCUPATIONAL STATUS DONE BY PROFESSIONALS STIMULATE THE SENSES BY USING NATURALMATERIALSIMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFEMAINTAIN OR IMPROVE MENTAL ANDPHYSICAL SKILLSPROVIDE CREATIVE OPPORTUNITIES BYWORKING WITH PLANTSOBSERVE NATURE AND STIMULATE A SENSEOF WONDERDONE BY MASTER GARDENERSTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOMING FACILITY AN ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR INTERESTED IN GARDENING INDOOR ACTIVITY SPACE – lots of light, a view of and easy access to the outdoors OUTDOOR SPACE – shade and sun, planting space, and paved area WATER FOR THE PLANTS! EQUIPMENT STORAGE STAFF SUPPORTTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
PROJECT AGREEMENTDESCRIBES THE GOALS OF THERAPEUTIC GARDENING PROGRAM AND THE ROLES OF THE MG ASSOCIATION AND THE FACILITYSAMPLE GOALS: INCREASE KNOWLEDGE OF PLANTS AND GARDENING.INCREASE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL SKILLS OF CLIENTS.THE MASTER GARDENERS ASSOCIATION : PLANS SESSIONS AND COORDINATES DATES WITH FACILITY DETERMINES COST OF PROGRAM AND SHARES COST WITH THE FACILITY PREPARES LESSON PLANS PREPARES RESOURCE MANUALS CONDUCTS EVALUATIONS CONSULTS WITH THE FACILITY AFTER PROGRAM ENDSTHE ASSISTED LIVING FACIILITY : HELPS PREPARE LESSON PLANS AND ASSISTS WITH PROGRAM EVALUATION ASSISTS IN OBTAINING PLANTS AND OTHER MATERIALS OBTAINS PERMISSION FROM CLIENTS FOR USE OF PHOTOGRAPHY ASSIGNS STAFF TO WORK WITH MASTER GARDENERS ASSURES THAT STAFF IS PRESENT DURING SESSIONS TO ASSIST WITH THE PROGRAM PROVIDES REFRESHMENTSTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
WEEKLY PROGRAMS PLANTING FLOWER, VEGETABLE AND HERB SEEDS EARTH BOXES AND CONTAINERS HERB OF THE WEEK TRANSPLANTING SEEDLINGS CARING FOR THE GARDEN – WATERING GARDEN HATS STRAWBERRY JARS HERBAL CRAFTS – POTPOURRI, DECOUPAGE, TUSSIE MUSSIES BUTTERFLIES FALL PLANTING GARDEN PARTIES – LAPEL BOUQUETS COOKING AND EATING WHAT YOU GROWTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
A SAMPLE LESSON PLANSESSION – INTRODUCTION– PLANTING FLOWER SEEDLINGS PREPARE AHEAD OF SESSION: Release forms, name tags, evaluation forms, Gardening Journal, wateringcharts, glue sticks-on labels for flowers, cutouts of dianthus, ageratum, annual vinca, sweet alyssum, petunias(6 each), plant markers.BRING TO SESSION: Master Gardeners (one with camera), flower seedlings, list of residents, pencils,colored markers, glue sticks, scissors, extra plant stakes and markers, handi wipes.HAVE IN FACILITY STORAGE OR GARDEN BEFORE SESSION: Handi-planter and other planting container,compost, fertilizer, mulch, potting soil, plastic peanuts or sweet gum balls, watering cans, planting cloth,spades, gardening gloves. Prepare handi-planter and other containers for planting. Have fertilizer,compost, mulch, filled watering cans. Display gardening tools and gloves. Set plants, plant markers on orbeside appropriate containers. Snack and Juice.Therapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
ESSENTIALS HANDIPLANTERS EARTHBOXES RAISED BEDS CONTAINERS TOOLS GLOVES HATS GARDENING SUPPLIES PLANT MATERIALSTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
WHEN WORKING WITH CLIENTS, REMEMBER THIS COULD BE YOU! FACE THE CLIENT. LOOK DIRECTLY AT HIM OR HER USE THE CLIENTS NAME HAVE PATIENCE DON’T DO IT FOR HIM OR HER HELP HIM OR HER TO THE DEGREE NECESSARY MODEL BEHAVIOR BE ENCOURAGING REPEAT YOURSELF TRY TO SOLICIT MEMORIES FROM LAST SESSION OR THE CLIENT’S PAST BRING THE GARDEN TO THE CLIENT WHEN NECESSARY INCLUDE HUMOR AND PRAISE THE BUDDY SYSTEMTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
EVALUATIONS AND FOLLOWUP INDIVIDUAL EVALUATION FORMS PROGRAM EVALUATION FORMS FOLLOWUPTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
COORDINATION WITH OTHER TG PROGRAMS SHARING SUPPLIES EQUIPMENT BUDGET PEOPLETherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
REFERENCES American Horticultural Therapy Association – www.ahta.org American Society of Landscape Architects – www.asla.org Therapeutic Landscape Data Base –www.healinglandscapes.org James City County/ Williamsburg Master Gardeners Association – www.jccwmg.orgTherapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
Therapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION Therapeutic Gardening by JCC/WBG Master Gardeners AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOMING FACILITY AN ACTIVITIES DIRECTOR INTERESTED IN GARDENING INDOOR ACTIVITY SPACE – lots of light, a view of and easy access to the outdoors OUTDOOR SPACE – shade and
plants. Tuck a plant or two in a basket and place it on a shelf. Dwarf and slow growing plant varieties, vertical gardening and square foot gardening methods can add to your eye appeal as well as your table. Flowers, fruits and herbs can be Gardening for Small Spaces Article and photos by Terri Simon, Master Gardener cont’d on pg. 6
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Square Foot Gardening The Food Project recommends using the square foot method to plan your garden. Mel Bartholomew, who developed this type of gardening in the late 1970s, discovered that this method could produce a greater harvest in less space with less work. In square foot gardening, the plants are arranged in blocks instead of rows.
My Straw Bale Gardening Experience So Far . . . . Page 2 I started conditioning the straw bales on May 7 and finished on May 23. As you can see by the attached notes that I kept during the process, weather and life events sometimes interfere with the best-laid gardening plans; i.e. an 11-day textbook process turns into a 16-day real time process.
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