WHAT IS HORTICULTURE FOR HEALTH?
Horticulture for health is an umbrella term referring to wide-ranging activities, programs and services where horticulture is used in various capacities and applications that can positively impact health (Fleming, Diehl, Stark & Amil, 2021).
The five categories of horticulture for health cover a broad array of activities & services:
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Fleming, L.L., Zhang, W., Nelson, K. (2022). Horticulture for Health in U.S. Hospitals: Horticultural Therapy, Nutrition-led Programming, Gardens at Hospitals, and Affiliated Community Gardens. Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture. 32(1); 11-30.