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Hands-On Nursery

Hands-on Nursery is a partnership between students in the NC State Department of Horticultural Science and participants in the Horticulture Therapy Programs at Wake Enterprises. The nursery is managed by students taking Nursery Management (HS 411) and Nursery Production (HS 151) and Wake Enterprises. Students select, propagate, and grow all the plants that we have for sale. Students, staff, faculty and members of the community can purchase these plants at the nursery in Raleigh, NC. We are also happy to make donations of plants to not-for-profit organizations and for educational purposes.

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Screen Shot of Hands-On Nursery Website

Hands-On Nursery

Hands-on Nursery is a partnership between students in the NC State Department of Horticultural Science and participants in the Horticulture Therapy Programs at Wake Enterprises. The nursery is managed by students taking Nursery Management (HS 411) and Nursery Production (HS 151) and Wake Enterprises. Students select, propagate, and grow all the plants that we have for sale. Students, staff, faculty and members of the community can purchase these plants at the nursery in Raleigh, NC. We are also happy to make donations of plants to not-for-profit organizations and for educational purposes.

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Extension Ability Garden, New Hanover County

The mission of the Ability Garden is to use horticulture as a therapeutic intervention to improve human well-being.  Enhancing learning skills and encouraging emotional and behavioral growth is accomplished by fostering a connection with Nature. Ability Garden participants planting our raised garden bed in early summer. Team work, knowledge and skills being put into action. The Ability Garden provides professionally led, horticultural therapy programs for people of all ages. We tailor our service to the needs of individuals who may have limited opportunities to connect with nature due to disability or socio-economic status. New opportunities to participate are now available! http://newhanover.ces.ncsu.edu/site-newhanover/

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Lady Slipper Flowers at Bullington Gardens

Bullington Gardens

A partnership of: The Henderson County Education Foundation Henderson County Public Schools NC Cooperative Extension--Henderson County, Bullington Gardens is a 12 acre horticultural education center in Henderson County N.C. Once the home and nursery of Bob Bullington, it is now a place for children and adults to learn about gardening and plant science with hands-on workshops. It also a place where visitors can stroll the grounds, enjoy the gardens and find a peaceful spot. http://www.bullingtoncenter.org/

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Screen Shot of Hands-On Nursery Website

Hands-On Nursery

Hands-on Nursery is a partnership between students in the NC State Department of Horticultural Science and participants in the Horticulture Therapy Programs at Wake Enterprises. The nursery is managed by students taking Nursery Management (HS 411) and Nursery Production (HS 151) and Wake Enterprises. Students select, propagate, and grow all the plants that we have for sale. Students, staff, faculty and members of the community can purchase these plants at the nursery in Raleigh, NC. We are also happy to make donations of plants to not-for-profit organizations and for educational purposes.

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NC Tree Identification popular

Trees of North Carolina Featuring Native and Naturalized trees of North Carolina. Includes images of bark, twigs, leaves, reproductive organs as well as distribution maps. — Beta Version, getting better every day. Created MORE » – from   Gardening

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The Children’s Center- Using Nature as a Teacher popular

In the News The Horticulture Therapy program at the Children’s Center in Winston-Salem was featured recently in The Camel City Dispatch, Winston-Salem’s online news daily: http://www.camelcitydispatch.com/the-childrens-center-using-nature-as-a-teacher-4873/  Kudos to JoAnn Yates and Jennifer Manning for MORE »

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Fundamentals of Horticulture Therapy popular

The Horticultural Therapy Institute is beginning their next series of classes in the southeast with Fundamentals of HT in Atlanta on Nov. 12-15.  The following 3 classes are all in NC: Greensboro Hospice, MORE »

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Humans Thrive with Frequent Exposure to Nature

“There’s plenty of evidence for the idea that humans thrive when we have frequent exposure to nature—even when it’s just a patch of greenery in the midst of a city’s concrete jungle.” see MORE »

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American Horticulture Therapy Conference - PortlandThu Oct 8, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM— 1 month away
American Horticulture Therapy Conference - PortlandFri Oct 9, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM— 1 month away
American Horticulture Therapy Conference - PortlandSat Oct 10, 2015
8:00 AM - 9:00 PM— 1 month away
13th Annual Natural Learning Initiative Design Institute, Raleigh, NCWed Oct 21, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States
— 2 months away
13th Annual Natural Learning Initiative Design Institute, Raleigh, NCThu Oct 22, 2015
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM Where:
North Carolina Museum of Art, 2110 Blue Ridge Road, Raleigh, NC 27607, United States
— 2 months away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteThu Mar 3 - Thu Mar 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 6 months away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteFri Mar 4 - Fri Mar 4, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 6 months away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteSat Mar 5 - Sat Mar 5, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 6 months away
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