Garden Therapy Notes

 A Collection of Gardening Information and Inspiration

 
 

  

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  • Home page for Garden Therapy Notes website
    index.html
  • Book-Reviews.html
  • This section of the Garden Therapy Notes web site includes a list of horticultural therapy activties. These activities and ideas include goals, instructions and observations. The notes listed show the benefits of horticultural therapy.
    Horticultural-Therapy-Activities.html
  • This is an easy planting project for a group or individual.
    Planting-Paperwhite-Bulbs.html
  • Easy instructions on how to make a pinecone bird feeder for the garden. This is a great craft idea for a bazaar.
    Pinecone-Bird-Feeders.html
  • Make a flag garland from leaf print designs.
    Leaf-Print-Flag-Garland.html
  • A new activity that cures disenchantment and boredom so that you can bring awe and beauty back into your life.
    Rediscovering-Awe-and-Beauty.html
  • Learn how to create a nature journal and the benefits of having one.
    How-To-Create-A-Nature-Journal.html
  • Learn how to create an autumn arrangement using a pumpkin as a container.
    Pumpkin-Autumn-Arrangement.html
  • Coleus is beautiful garden plant but it also makes an excellent houseplant. Learn how to grow this therapeutic plant from cuttings.
    Bringing-Coleus-Indoors-For-The-Winter.html
  • This Autumn, harvest herbs from the garden and freeze them. Here is a simple and easy idea how to freeze basil and other herbs. This is a great way to preserve fresh herbs from the garden. Included is a recipe for a tomato sauce that uses frozen basil with mushroom bouillon.
    How-To-Freeze-Herbs.html
  • Learn about horticultural therapy and it benefits.
    What-Is-Horticultural-Therapy.html
  • The bright colours of the citrus fruit will catch the participants attention as soon as they enter the room. This activity will fill the room with an energizing aroma as participants peel the fruit open and search for the seeds.
    Planting-Orange-Seeds.html
  • Here is an example of a grapevine wreath decorated with dried strawflowers from the garden. Learn how participants in the Horticultural Therapy program attached the decorative material without hot glue guns.
    Decorating-Grapevine-Wreaths-With-Strawflowers.html
  • Included are simple instructions on how to make a flower presser. Learn how to properly press and store flowers and leaves. Pressed flowers and leaves can be used for creative art activities such as making cards, pictures and jewelry.
    The-Art-Of-Flowering-Pressing.html
  • Learn how to make a lovely scented potpourii sachet using dried flowers from your garden or flower bouquet. A simple and fragrant recipe is included. Enjoy!
    How-To-Make-Potpourri.html
  • Learn how to make a terrarium using material found in the home and garden. This article will inspire you to get outside and look for treasures that can be used to create a beautiful design in a repurposed glass container.
    Easy-to-Make-Terrariums-Using-Natural-Material-Found-In-The-Home-And-Garden.html
  • You can make uniquely creative greeting cards for your friends and family using pressed flowers and a few other materials. These cards are great for those in your life who appreciate pretty homemade things.
    Making-Cards-Out-Of-Pressed-Flowers.html
  • It was amazingl how easy it was for residents to grow this hardy flowering annual. Add this planting project to your January calendar.
    Planting-Geranium-Seeds.html
  • Learn how to make a mistletoe decoration using boxwood.
    How-To-Make-A-Mistletoe-Decoration.html
  • Learn how to create beautiful designs on cotton fabric using paint, sunshine and nature.
    Sun-Painting-On-Fabric-With-Nature.html
  • Design a Horticultural Therapy activity on seed saving so that your clients can participate in Seedy Saturday.
    Organizing-Seedy-Saturdays.html
  • Autumn-Activities.html
  • Easy instructions on how to make a pinecone bird feeder for the garden. This is a great craft idea for a bazaar.
    Pinecone-Bird-Feeders.html
  • Coleus is beautiful garden plant but it also makes an excellent houseplant. Learn how to grow this therapeutic plant from cuttings.
    Bringing-Coleus-Indoors-For-The-Winter.html
  • This Autumn, harvest herbs from the garden and freeze them. Here is a simple and easy idea how to freeze basil and other herbs. This is a great way to preserve fresh herbs from the garden. Included is a recipe for a tomato sauce that uses frozen basil with mushroom bouillon.
    How-To-Freeze-Herbs.html
  • Learn how to make a lovely scented potpourii sachet using dried flowers from your garden or flower bouquet. A simple and fragrant recipe is included. Enjoy!
    How-To-Make-Potpourri.html
  • Here is an example of a grapevine wreath decorated with dried strawflowers from the garden. Learn how participants in the Horticultural Therapy program attached the decorative material without hot glue guns.
    Decorating-Grapevine-Wreaths-With-Strawflowers.html
  • This is an easy planting project for a group or individual.
    Planting-Paperwhite-Bulbs.html
  • Learn how to make a mistletoe decoration using boxwood.
    How-To-Make-A-Mistletoe-Decoration.html
  • This is an easy planting project for a group or individual.
    Planting-Paperwhite-Bulbs.html
  • Forcing Forsythia branches to flower proved to be a magical and surprising experience for participants. Observations and instructions on how to force forsythia branches to flower in the winter. This is an uplifting project that can bring a sense of hope for spring.
    Forcing-Flowering-Branches.html
  • It was amazingl how easy it was for residents to grow this hardy flowering annual. Add this planting project to your January calendar.
    Planting-Geranium-Seeds.html
  • Included are simple instructions on how to make a flower presser. Learn how to properly press and store flowers and leaves. Pressed flowers and leaves can be used for creative art activities such as making cards, pictures and jewelry.
    The-Art-Of-Flowering-Pressing.html
  • You can make uniquely creative greeting cards for your friends and family using pressed flowers and a few other materials. These cards are great for those in your life who appreciate pretty homemade things. This would be a great activity for making Valentine's Day cards!
    Making-Cards-Out-Of-Pressed-Flowers.html
  • The Therapeutic Gardening Guide includes a list of articles related to gardening, horticultural therapy and medicianl herbs.
    Therapeutic-Gardening-Guide.html
  • Learn how to create an autumn arrangement using a pumpkin as a container.
    Autumn-Arrangement-in-a-Pumpkin.html
  • Tips on making a creative fall planter that symbolizes gratitude and abundance.
    How-To-Make-A-Fall-Planter.html
  • Read this article to learn about spider mites and how to get rid of them from your houseplants.
    Spider-Mites-On-Houseplants.html
  • Learn the proper way of saving tomato seeds for a successful crop next year.
    How-To-Save-Tomato-Seeds.html
  • Learn this very easy method of drying herbs.
    How-To-Dry-Herbs.html
  • Herb-Container-Gardening.html
  • More than likely it is a caterpillar devouring your dill plant. Don't get upset, instead welcome it to your garden and be willing to share the dill. This is a great opportunity to witness the miraculous lifecycle of the butterfly. Read this article, which includes pictures, to help identify which caterpillar is on your dill plant.
    What-Is-Eating-My-Dill-Plant.html
  • This example shows a creative and practical way to make use of clippings from a pruned ivy plant. It's an easy project that can be done with most houseplants.
    Root-Cuttings-In-Water.html
  • Grow aromatic and flavorful herbs in the home for cooking, aesthetics and pure sensory enjoyment.
    Growing-Herbs-Indoors.html
  • What are they? Why are they important? How to organize one?
    Organizing-Seedy-Saturdays.html
  • Learn how to create a miniature garden under glass and which plants are suitable.
    Cloches-For-Indoor-Plants.html
  • Learn how to use essential oils in massage oil blends.
    Stress-Solution-Do-It-Yourself-Essential-Oil-Blends.html
  • Collect seeds from your garden and save them for another growing season. This is a great way to connect with nature and save seeds from your favorite plants.
    Collecting-Seeds.html
  • Have an overgrown scented geranium plant? Why not share it with others? If you take care of children, you can also get them involved in making this great gift.
    A-Great-DIY-Holiday-Gift-Rooting-Geranium.html
  • Lea interviews Trina on her first community gardening experience in downtown Guelph.
    A-Metaphor-For-Trina's-Garden.html
  • This article describes how to make a trellis for climbing plants like cucumber, peas, and pole beans.
    How-To-Make-A-Trellis-For-Peas,-Pole-Beans-and-Cucumbers.html
  • This video gives you tips on how to start your seeds so that they get the best advantage to grow into strong and healthy plants.
    How-To-Start-Vegetable-Seeds.html
  • Learn how to turn your leggy indoor seedlings into robust plants.
    What-To-Do-When-Your-Indoor-Seedlings-Are-Leggy.html
  • It is possible to start healthy seedlings indoors even without grow lights.
    How-To-Start-Seeds-Indoors-Without-Grow-Lights.html
  • Eco-Friendly-Way-To-Start-Seeds-Indoors-Using-Recycled-Materials.html
  • Learn all about heirloom seeds and why they are important.
    What-Are-Heirloom-Seeds.html
  • Creative idea for a spring flower container. Learn about flowering plants that are suitable for a spring flower container.
    Spring-Flowering-Container.html
  • Great tips for overwintering rosemary.
    Bringing-Your-Rosemary-Plant-Indoors.html
  • Take a look at this quick and easy idea for creating a fall flowering container.
    Fall-Flowering-Container.html
  • Learn which herbs are the easiest to grow to make health-benefiting teas with.
    Growing-Herbs-for-Tea.html
  • Top 3 plants for cleaner indoor air.
    Increase-Air-Quality-With-Plants-In-Your-Home.html
  • Learn the proper way to re-pot an aloe plant using the right sized pot and container potting mix.
    What-To-Do-When-Your-Aloe-Out-Grows-it-Pot.html
  • Learn which flower shapes and structures butterflies prefer to visit to drink nectar from. With this information will know which flowers to grow in your garden to attract beautiful butterflies.
    Flowers-For-The-Butterflies-A-Butterfly-Gardening-Lesson.html
  • Aloe plants often produce offshoots or baby aloes that can overcrowd its pot. Learn how to propagate the offshoots successfully.
    What-To-Do-With-Aloe-Vera-Offshoots.html
  • Living walls are great for small spaces both indoors and outdoors. Canada Blooms had a few different styles of living walls that are worth looking at. Check out the link if you're interested in building your own living wall.
    Living-Walls-at-Canada-Blooms-2012.html
  • Amplify your professional creative ability with unusual foliage plants. Plants have a wondeful restorative way of reducing stress and mental fatigue. This can be very essential when working on a big project.
    Improving-Professional-Creativity.html
  • Information about Lea Tran and Trina Alix
    About-Us.html
  • Trina Alix's and Lea Tran's contact information
    Contact.html
  • sitemap-page-order.html

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