Enjoy a behind-the-scenes tour of two therapeutic gardens in action at Abbott/Northwestern Hospital and Ebenezer Care Center. In these case studies, tour participants will explore how landscape design and program implementation have been aligned to bring the healing.
Come participate in an interactive field session of a sampling of therapeutic gardens located in Minneapolis. Gain knowledge of design, maintenance and ongoing stewardship of therapeutic gardens in mental healthcare (Abbott Northwestern) and a senior residential setting (Ebenezer Care Center). Understand the components of successful collaboration with allied professionals in order to advocate program development and implementation of therapeutic gardens. Explore issues and resources that positively affect the development of therapeutic gardens.