MyHealth

Manage your account, request prescriptions, set up appointments & more.

LOG IN
Don't have an account
Contact Us

Therapeutic Gardens

Professional resources

Horticultural therapy information for the professional

What is horticultural therapy? Take a look at this overview, then make use of the resources below.

News
Legacy's Therapeutic Gardens program has been awarded a planning grant from National Open Spaces Sacred Places in Annapolis, Maryland. Watch our progress here.

Legacy Health–PCC Therapeutic Horticulture professional training Conference handouts
These are handouts from conference presentations by Legacy horticultural therapist Teresia Hazen. You may download and print them for your use.

Garden photos
These photographs of Legacy gardens may be used free of charge in educational presentations. Please credit Legacy Health.  

Legacy's teaching program
Legacy is the only U.S. health care organization to offer the AHTA Core Curriculum HT-specific coursework to prepare horticultural students for:
  • Nursing homes
  • Assisted living
  • Residential care
  • Day care
  • Recreation programs
  • Vocational horticulture programs
  • Other health and human service settings 
For more information on the core curriculum or horticultural therapy, please contact Teresia Hazen at 503-413-6507. More about Teresia Hazen here.
Looking over the Children's Garden

Resources

Following are resources to assist with horticulture therapy:
  • Cooper Marcus, C. & N. Sachs. Eds. (2013). Therapeutic Landscapes: An evidence-based approach to Designing Healing Gardens and Restorative Outdoor Spaces.  John Wiley and Sons.
  • Pollock, A., & M. Marshall. Eds. (2012). Designing Outdoor Spaces for People with Dementia. Hammond Care Press.

Resources

Stories

CallahanGarden2017-9Thumbnail

Legacy Good Samaritan Park makes public debut

READ MORE >
Legacy Salmon Creek garden thumbnail

Groundbreaking for rooftop healing garden

READ MORE >
LSUGardenVisit02

Louisiana landscape students learn about healing in Legacy Health gardens

READ MORE >
VIEW MORE