Our approach is both evidence based and holistic.
There are many types of therapeutic gardens that we can help to create, such as inclusive community gardens, dementia gardens, sensory gardens, gardens for children with special needs, edible gardens, autism spectrum disorder gardens or healing gardens for institutions.
We bring together teams of experts specially chosen to meet the needs of the garden users. These teams can help you assess your space and the needs of your users to develop the ideal tailor-made therapeutic garden. Many of our clients need assistance with the entire process from assessment and conception, through to implementation and maintenance, but others need our expertise for only part of it – either way, the choice is yours.
Our experts could include professionals such as:
- Landscape designers and architects
- Special educators
- Pediatricians, and
- Landscape contractors.
No garden space is too big or too small. For larger community gardens we can assist with seeking funding, Council approvals and even provide a communications strategy for promoting the space. For all types of gardens, we can help with areas such as:
- Needs assessment
- Implementation, and
We recognise that not everyone has the resources or the desire to seek professional help to create their therapeutic garden, but our passion and vision remains the same. We want to see everyone have access to therapeutic gardens and help them to realise and harness the wonderful health outcomes that these spaces can achieve. For this reason we have also created this website to act as an information hub where subscribers can read about the latest research and design principles for creating therapeutic gardens. We are also writing a series of e-resources with still more information on designing and implementing different types of therapeutic gardens and we have packed these resources with scientific research, tips and plant suggestions.
Our information hub is a place where we are building a community of people passionate about achieving healthier lives for themselves and others through therapeutic gardens. Please get in touch if you have an experience to share, or want to spread the word about wonderful work being done in the field, or there is a garden that should be featured on our site. Help us to change lives and bring joy and health to our communities.
For an obligation free first consultation, please contact Jo Aquilina 0407 799 449.