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2015 Winter Meeting -
Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network, 2/6 & 2/7, Raleigh, NC

The Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network will have its next biannual meeting on February 7 at the JC Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, NC, 8:00-4:30.   The theme will be 'Cultivate Thy Self: Self-Care for Those Who Practice HT". A pre-meeting tour of the Orchid Trail will take place on Friday, February 6, 3:30 on 402 Church St. Morrisville, NC and dinner at 6:00 at Fiction Kitchen, 428 S. Dawson St., Raleigh, NC A block of rooms has been reserved at Ramada Inn, 1520 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC  (919-832-4100) for $69/night. Registration is $25 due by 1/19/2015 Registration Form Agenda

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GloriosaDaisy-Butterfly-LucyBradley

2015 Winter Meeting -
Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network, 2/6 & 2/7, Raleigh, NC

The Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network will have its next biannual meeting on February 7 at the JC Raulston Arboretum, Raleigh, NC, 8:00-4:30.   The theme will be 'Cultivate Thy Self: Self-Care for Those Who Practice HT". A pre-meeting tour of the Orchid Trail will take place on Friday, February 6, 3:30 on 402 Church St. Morrisville, NC and dinner at 6:00 at Fiction Kitchen, 428 S. Dawson St., Raleigh, NC A block of rooms has been reserved at Ramada Inn, 1520 Blue Ridge Rd., Raleigh, NC  (919-832-4100) for $69/night. Registration is $25 due by 1/19/2015 Registration Form Agenda

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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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Soil Solutions -
Teaching Tools

Soil Solutions brims with hands-on science lessons that utilize the local school landscape to connect students to the world of soils and plants in an inviting and relevant way. Durham County Extension Master Gardener Volunteers have developed teaching tools to support the Soil Solutions Curriculum.

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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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Raised bed at the Ability Garden

The Cooperative
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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Research Poster by NCSU Graduate Student Amy Borsay

Landscape Design for Wounded Warriors

NCSU Graduate Student Amy Borsay is studying Landscape Design in Horticulture Therapy Gardens geared toward Wounded Warriors. See her Poster synthesizing her review of the MORE »

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Pre-Meeting Tour & Dinner - Carolinas Horticultural Therapy NetworkFri Feb 6, 2015
3:30 PM - 7:30 PM Where:
3:30: Orchid Trail Greenhouses, Church Street, Morrisville, NC, United States
— 1 week away
Winter Meeting - Carolinas Horticultural Therapy NetworkSat Feb 7, 2015
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
JC Raulston Arboretum, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, NC 27606, United States
— 1 week away
Growing In Place Symposium - Natural Learning InitiativeThu Mar 5, 2015
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Marbles Museum, 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601
— 1 month away
Dig-In! Weaving Edible Landscapes, Community Gardens and Urban Ag into the fabric of our communitySat Mar 7, 2015
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Where:
Marbles Kids Museum, 201 East Hargett Street, Raleigh, NC 27601, United States
— 1 month away
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