Garden Design for Special Populations - BLENDED

This blended class meets online for some sessions and on NYBG grounds for others. Registered students will receive login instructions and a syllabus with specifics.
Gardens can be catalysts for learning, health, inclusion, and therapy. Gain the knowledge, expertise, and tools to create, renovate, and evaluate both interior and exterior spaces to ensure effective gardens. Learn the latest research in health care garden design, common design principles, and necessary considerations and accommodations for target populations.

Please note, this course requires the purchase of materials. Please refer to the materials list linked below for more information.

Required Textbook (not included in cost):
Horticulture as Therapy: Principles and Practice. Simpson, Sharon P., PhD
And Straus, HTM, Martha C., editors; The Food Products Press, Binghamton, NY

Click here for fully ONLINE sessions of Garden Design for Special Populations.

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