What is Therapeutic Horticulture?
Therapeutic Horticulture (TH), as defined by AHTA, is "the process through which participants enhance their well-being through active or passive involvement in plant and plant-related activities."
As stated by AHTA, various aspects of TH programs include:
"The engagement of a participant in active or passive horticultural-related activities.
The participant has an identified disability, illness, or life circumstance requiring services.
The activity is facilitated by a registered horticultural therapist or other professional with training in horticulture.
The participation is in the context of the goals and mission of the organization."