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Social and Therapeutic Horticulture
Useful publications and resources




Thrive Library
At the Thrive National Office nea...
The Healing Fields: Working with Psychotherapy and Nature to
Rebuild Shattered Lives*
Sonja Linden, Jenny Grut
Frances Lin...
Horticultural Therapy – Principles and Practice*
Sharon P Simson/Martha C Straus (Editors)
The Food Products Press, 1998
I...
Useful organisations     www.ahta.org
                         The American Horticultural Therapy Association

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  1. 1. Social and Therapeutic Horticulture Useful publications and resources Thrive Library At the Thrive National Office near Reading, we have a reference library containing almost 2,000 items relating to social and therapeutic horticulture. Individuals and groups are welcome to use the Library but booking is essential. The Library is open from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday – to book call 0118 988 5688. Thrive Publications Thrive produces a range of publications including GrowthPoint: The Journal of Social and Therapeutic Horticulture and a series of Briefing Sheets. Further details can be found at www.thrive.org.uk or contact the Thrive National Office for a copy of our Publication Catalogue. A selection of social and therapeutic horticulture books (A-Z by author) Publications marked * are held in the Thrive Library. Healing Gardens – Therapeutic Benefits and Design Recommendations* Clare Cooper Marcus, Marni Marcus Barnes, Clare Cooper John Wiley & Sons, 1999 ISBN 0471192031 Horticultural Therapy – A Practical Guide to Using Horticulture as a Therapeutic Tool Mitchell L Hewson Idyll Arbor, 1998 ISBN 0969806108 Thrive Briefing Sheet no: Green Nature / Human Nature: The Meaning of Plants in Our Lives* Charles A Lewis University of Illinois Press, 1996 ISBN 0252065107 4
  2. 2. The Healing Fields: Working with Psychotherapy and Nature to Rebuild Shattered Lives* Sonja Linden, Jenny Grut Frances Lincoln, 2002 ISBN 0711220271 Growth Through Nature: A Preschool Program for Children with Disabilities *  Molen, Chambers, Wichrowski and Fried Sagapress, 1999 ISBN 0898310423 Growing with Gardening – a twelve month guide for therapy, recreation and education Bibby Moore University of North Carolina Press, 1989 ISBN 0807818305 The Therapeutic Garden* Donald Norfolk Bantam Press, 2000 ISBN 0593045017 Healing Gardens* Romy Rawlings Seven Dials, 1999 ISBN 1841880337 The Role of Horticulture in Human Well-being, Human Development and Social Development* Diane Relf (Editor) Timber Press, 1992 ISBN 0881922099 Dump Your Stress in the Compost Pile Douglas Schar Windrush, 1996 ISBN 1880216213
  3. 3. Horticultural Therapy – Principles and Practice* Sharon P Simson/Martha C Straus (Editors) The Food Products Press, 1998 ISBN 1560228598 Hardback ISBN 1560222794 Paperback The Healing Landscapes: Therapeutic Outdoor Environments Martha M Tyson McGraw-Hill, 1998 ISBN 0070657688 A Garden for You: a practical guide to tools, equipment and design for older people and people with disabilities* Fred Walden Disabled Living Foundation, 1997 ISBN 090190869X Horticultural Therapy and the Older Population* Suzanne E Wells (Editor) The Haworth Press, 1977 ISBN 0789000369 Accessible Gardening – Tips and Techniques for Seniors and the Disabled* Joann Woy Stackpole Books, 1997 ISBN 0811726525 A selection of online resources The Thrive website (www.thrive.org.uk) has a selection of links related to social and therapeutic horticulture. www.carryongardening.org.uk Thrive's award-winning easier gardening website, containing specialist information and advice for disabled gardeners. www.growingtogether.org.uk A research project between Loughborough University and Thrive, providing information for those interested in research into social and therapeutic horticulture.
  4. 4. Useful organisations www.ahta.org The American Horticultural Therapy Association Black Environment www.chta.ca Network The Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association 1st Floor, 60 High Street, Llanberis, www.hort.vt.edu/human/human.html LL55 4EU Human Issues in Horticulture looks at the influences of 01286 870 715 plants on people in all aspects of their lives. www.ben-network.org.uk www.hort.vt.edu/human/ht5a.html#CITED and Federation of City www.hort.vt.edu/human/HortTher1l.html Farms and Community Articles by Diane Relf and Sheri Dorn entitled Horticulture: a Gardens Therapeutic Tool and Horticulture: Meeting the Needs of The Greenhouse, Special Populations Hereford Street, Bristol, BS3 4NA www.communitygarden.org 0117 923 1800 The American Community Gardening Association supports www.farmgarden.org.uk community gardening through facilitating the formation and expansion community gardening networks in the USA and Groundwork (UK) developing resources in support of community gardening. Lockside, 5 Scotland Street, www.sensorytrust.org.uk Birmingham, B1 2RR The Sensory Trust promotes and implements inclusive 0121 236 8565 environmental design and management. www.groundwork.org.uk www.plants-for-people.org Learning Through Plants for People is an international initiative, spreading Landscapes knowledge of the benefit of plants in a working environment. 3rd Floor Southside Offices, The Law www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/hih Courts, Winchester, International Plant-People Interactive Resource Centre – SO23 9DL Human Issues in Horticulture site from the college of Tropical 01962 845 811 Agriculture and Human Resources at the University of www.ltl.org.uk Hawaii. www.lboro.ac.uk/research/ccfr/growing_together/growingtog This Briefing Sheet ethergrain.htm was last updated in Gardening Research and Information Network (GRAIN) – August 2007. online group of researchers and practitioners working in or interested in social and therapeutic horticulture.

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