Benefits of Gardening
Gardening can provide so much more than just fruits and vegetables. Gardening for some can be therapeutic, as well as provide some great life lessons. We are all aware of our five senses such as sight, smell, touch, taste and hearing, but did you know there are other sensory experiences that can provide just as much input? An article taken from the Horticulture Therapy Institute provides ways in which the practice of gardening can stimulate our mind, body and spirit.
Sensory Stimulation and Metaphors in the Garden
Gardening can also be a valuable experience for our children with sensory needs. Click on the links below to learn how to grow a sensory garden that will benefit young and old alike.
Growing Gardeners: Sensory Gardens
Sensory gardens: who can benefit and what should you include?