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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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NC Cooperative Extension Service

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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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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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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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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WonderFest: Music & Magic in the Garden

Saturday, Sept 26 5:30-8pm North Carolina Botanical Garden Chapel Hill, NC Showcasing Wonder Connection  Formerly called Healing and Hope Through Science, the program brings natural science activities to pediatric patients at UNC and Duke MORE »

The Children's Center

The Children’s Center- Using Nature as a Teacher

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

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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Horticulture Therapy InstituteThu Mar 3 - Thu Mar 3, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 4 weeks away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteFri Mar 4 - Fri Mar 4, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 4 weeks away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteSat Mar 5 - Sat Mar 5, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 4 weeks away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteSun Mar 6 - Sun Mar 6, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Greensboro Hospice
— 4 weeks away
Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network - Greensboro-Sally Cobb 3/18-3/19Fri Mar 18, 2016
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM— 1 month away
Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network - Greensboro-Sally Cobb 3/18-3/19Fri Mar 18, 2016
3:30 PM - 9:00 PM— 1 month away
Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network - Greensboro-Sally Cobb 3/18-3/19Sat Mar 19, 2016
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM— 1 month away
Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network - Greensboro-Sally Cobb 3/18-3/19Sat Mar 19, 2016
8:30 AM - 3:00 PM— 1 month away
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