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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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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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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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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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Therapeutic Horticulture

Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network August Workshop popular

Semi Annual Gathering of the Carolinas Horticultural Therapy Network Chapel Hill, NC August 19th-20 Agenda, Registration & Detailed information Linked below Everyone Welcome! Friday, August 19th, 2016 1:50 pm – Arrival at Farm MORE »

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Job Opportunity for Social Care Farmer popular

Social Care Farmer needed to work with a young man who has a diagnosis of autism as he builds a small-scale flower farm in western Chapel Hill. Care farming is the therapeutic use of MORE »

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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 »

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Second Saturday - Seed the Corridor - Raleigh, NCSat Aug 13, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Blount and Person Streets, from South Park through Downtown Raleigh and up to Mordecai
— 2 weeks away
August Gathering of the Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network, Chapel HillFri Aug 19, 2016
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
August Gathering of the Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network, Chapel HillFri Aug 19, 2016
1:50 PM - 8:00 PM Where:
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
August Gathering of the Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network, Chapel HillSat Aug 20, 2016
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM Where:
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
August Gathering of the Carolinas Horticulture Therapy Network, Chapel HillSat Aug 20, 2016
1:00 PM - 9:00 PM Where:
Chapel Hill, NC, USA
— 3 weeks away
Second Saturday - Seed the Corridor - Raleigh, NCSat Sep 10, 2016
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where:
Blount and Person Streets, from South Park through Downtown Raleigh and up to Mordecai
— 1 month away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteWed Sep 14 - Wed Sep 14, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Arboretum Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA
— 2 months away
Horticulture Therapy InstituteThu Sep 15 - Thu Sep 15, 2016 - ALL DAY Where:
Arboretum Dr, Wilmington, NC 28405, USA
— 2 months away
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