Horticultural therapy

Horticultural therapy

Horticultural therapy is the practice of horticulture as therapy to improve human well-being. According to the American Horticultural Therapy Association, HT is defined as “a process utilizing plants and horticultural activities to improve social, educational, psychological and physical adjustment of persons thus improving their body, mind, and spirit.”

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Kansas State University offered the first graduate program in Horticultural Therapy in 1971. Kansas State University's program information for undergraduate and graduate programs may be reached at www.ksu.edu

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