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By Roger Boddaert
Special to the Village News 

Horticultural therapy can benefit all ages


Last updated 1/11/2018 at 10:37pm

The simple act of watering plants is very soothing and relaxing.

What is the practice of horticultural therapy both now and historically over the years? The therapeutic benefits of the garden and natural environments have long been documented and practiced since ancient times. A resurgence of that practice is growing to aid people in dealing with life's daily challenges and the varied stress levels in our society.

Horticulture and garden therapy is all about being amongst the plant kingdom from flowers to trees to the wide world of outdoor settings and appreciating all that abounds within those natural plant settings.

This type of therapy is the pract...

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