Cultivate - the Horticultural Therapy Society of NSW


Welcome to Cultivate NSW

Cultivate NSW is the peak body for horticultural therapy in NSW, bringing together everyone who is interested in health and wellness through gardens and natural environments.

We encourage positive change in people's lives through the use of Social & Therapeutic Horticulture and can show you how to gain the skills for a rewarding career in the emerging field of therapeutic gardening.

 

Who we are

Cultivate NSW is a registered charity and is governed by a volunteer management committee

Our Members

Our members are health professionals, garden designers, researchers, educators, community gardeners, carers and volunteers. You can find out more about becoming a member here.

What we do

  • Create opportunities for people/groups to network and share knowledge.
  • Assist industry-specific training, encouraging the implementation of best practice.
  • Stimulate the development of new projects which will create opportunities for people to benefit from horticultural activities.
  • Increase awareness of Horticultural therapy to the general public.
  • Provide access to information and resources specific to Therapeutic Horticulture.

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What is Horticultural Therapy?

Horticultural therapy is a process in which plants and gardening activities are used to improve the body, mind and spirit of those people for all ages, backgrounds and abilities. Horticultural therapy is currently being used in hospital, rehabilitation centres, disability services, aged care facilities and a range of community settings, including people's homes and community gardens.

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News
ATLC 2018 - Going Public
Australian Therapeutic Landscapes Conference 2018
Friday 26th October 2018
Southern Cross University, Gold Coast Campus, Bilinga QLD 4225
Friday, 26th October 2018
26
OCT
2018
Therapeutic Horticulture Australia
The new national body for Therapeutic Horticulture in Australia is now registered and the management committee appointed. Read the full PRESS RELEASE.
Friday, 27th April 2018
27
APR
2018
 
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