Join the London Middlesex Master Gardeners for this full-day seminar on Sunday, October 20th titled “The What, Why and Wonderful of THERAPEUTIC GARDENS”.

FYI Master Gardeners – this technical update qualifies as 6 CEU’s

This seminar focuses on healthy and therapeutic enjoyment of gardening.

The main components of the day are:

Healthy Gardening Practices

The focus of the seminar is on learning to create or modify gardens for general wellness. Learn some tips to stay healthy and enjoy the benefits of gardening.

Planning for and Managing Impairments or Disabilities

Reduced mobility? Arthritic hands?  Impaired eyesight or hearing? With a diverse range of abilities and an aging population, learn some key ways that gardens can be adapted for unique challenges and needs.

Designing Gardens and Guiding Others

For those who are designers or giving advice such as Master Gardeners, it is important to be able to guide people with a wide variety of abilities to the best possible enjoyment of gardens. Add more design and adaptation tips to your knowledge base to share with others.

This workshop has something for every gardener – We will experience some of the challenges first-hand and learn about modifying gardens, strategies, and programs to ensure everyone can continue a healthy and enjoyable gardening experience.

When – Sunday, October 20th, 2019 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM

Registration Desk opens at 8:30 am. Session starts at 9 am sharp!

Where – Civic Gardens Complex 625 Springbank Drive | London ON N6K 4T1

SPEAKERS

Nancy Lee-Colibaba:  Horticultural Therapy & Programme Coordinator, Royal Botanical Gardens  “What are Therapeutic Gardens?”

Bruce MacNeil: Master Gardener, Winston Park Long Term Care & Retirement Home  “Why Therapeutic Gardens?”

Rosemarie Szalich: Master Gardener, BSC. Agriculture, B.Ed.   “Creating Wonderful Therapy Gardens”

This 2019 Technical Update will qualify for 6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for Master Gardeners

Registration Information 

    • $60 pp includes 3 Speakers, Snacks & Lunch
    • Registration is now open to all 

REGISTER NOW

Option 1 – Click here. Complete the Registration Form then use PayPal below. You’ll be confirmed almost instantly!




Option 2 – Click here. Complete the Online Registration Form then Mail your Cheque. We will confirm after the postman delivers payment


Register soon – Maximum 60 Participants!

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