When you take a flower in your hand and really look at it, it's your world for the moment. I want to give that world to someone else."~Georgia O'Keefe
At MAHTN, We're Growing the Field of HT!
The Mid-Atlantic Horticultural Therapy Network is a group of practicing and aspiring horticultural therapy practitioners who are avidly and actively dedicated to expanding acceptance of horticultural therapy as a recognized therapeutic and rehabilitative discipline.
Please enjoy exploring our site and get in touch with us if you have questions or would like to learn more.
HT in the Media
Scroll through the features below to observe expanding applications of HT programming. Expect to be inspired.
Study shows gardening had therapeutic effects for
MedicalExpress.com May 10, 2019
Oliver Sacks: The Healing
Power of Gardens
New York Times, Apr. 18, 2019
Learning New Skills and Rehabilitating Old Skills
Mother Earth News, Apr. 16, 2019
Benefits of Gardening Activities
for Cognitive Function According to Measurement of Brain Nerve
Growth Factor Levels
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Mar. 2019
Heal Me With Plants
The New York Times, Mar. 25, 2019
Green Wall in Therapeutic Conservatory, Not Just for “Show”
Greenroofs.com, Jan. 17, 2019
Flower power: the hospice using horticulture to care for its patients
The Guardian; Oct. 12, 2018
Survivors Of Intimate Partner Abuse Use Therapeutic Horticulture To Heal
WEKU-FM, Oct. 2, 2018
Bronx Senior Services offers Horticultural Therapy.
News12 The Bronx, NY; Oct. 2, 2018
Three Horticulture Therapy Gardens Receive New Funding Grants
Greenhouse Grower; Oct. 2, 2018
Gardening becomes healing with horticultural therapy
CNN; Aug. 3, 2018
The Green Road
TKF Foundation; Feb. 25, 2018
Magee's Horticultural Therapy Program
CBS3; Mar 6, 2013
Horticultural Therapy is Alive
NJN News Healthwatch Report; April 17, 2009
Fall 2019 HTI Training Opportunities
Learn how to combine a passion for gardening and helping people through the innovative field of horticultural therapy. Join students from across the country to learn more by enrolling
in Fundamentals of Horticultural Therapy this fall in one of three locations.
October 10 -13
Coastal Maine Botanic Garden Boothbay, ME
Deadline: September 10
October 31- November 3
Skyland Trail Atlanta, Georgia
Deadline: September 31
Anchor Center for Blind Children Denver, Colorado
Deadline October 14
These Generous Organizations Sponsored MAHTN's 2018 Conference!
Creating Place...Stories of Historic Parks & Gardens and their Relevance to Horticultural Therapy