Social and therapeutic horticulture: evidence and messages from research

Sempik, Joe, Aldridge, Jo and Becker, Saul (2003) Social and therapeutic horticulture: evidence and messages from research. Project Report. Thrive, Reading.

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Abstract

This literature review presents a detailed analysis of over 100 texts relating to the outcomes and effectiveness of horticulture and gardening in a number of different therapeutic settings and with different client groups.

It will be invaluable to anyone interested in demonstrating the benefits of social and therapeutic horticulture, as well as those interested in understanding the background and development of this growing field.

This literature review represents the first part Growing Together, the first detailed study of horticulture and gardening projects across the UK.

The Growing Together study is a partnership between Thrive and Loughborough University and has been funded by the Big Lottery Fund.

Item Type: Reports and working papers (Project Report)
Additional Information: ISBN 0907274293
Schools and Departments: School of Education and Social Work > Social Work and Social Care
Subjects: L Education
Depositing User: Deeptima Massey
Date Deposited: 30 Jul 2018 10:34
Last Modified: 30 Jul 2018 10:34
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/77423
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