Gardening as therapy … Index Latest Topics Login Register Lost Password Forum Guidelines Discussion Forum › Discussion Forum › General chat › Gardening as therapy … This topic contains 2 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Helen_ammf 5 days, 3 hours ago. Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) Author Posts May 21, 2016 at 10:38 am #8982 Helen_ammfModerator Thought provoking report from the King’s Fund, published just ahead of the Chelsea Flower Show, calls for greater integration of gardening as a treatment in the health and social care system. Sarah Waller CBE, says: “Gardens can be so important to us particularly at difficult and painful times in our lives …” What do you think – do you find it helpful to visit a garden, or perhaps to retreat to your own garden and lose yourself in some tasks on difficult days? http://www.thecommissioningreview.com/article/gardening-should-be-integrated-social-prescribing-says-king%E2%80%99s-fund 06 December 2019- Update As the link posted with this original link comment is no longer live, please see: https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/gardens-and-health December 6, 2018 at 4:51 am #14153 stephbakerParticipant I’d love to read this! I looked at the title of the post and I was excited to read. Nature itself is a therapy. Just being around places with no concrete and just trees and mountains with the smell of the earth calms me down December 6, 2018 at 10:54 am #14154 Helen_ammfModerator Thank you for this comment, Steph. You are so right – being absorbed in nature can be calming and therapeutic … Unfortunately, the link in the original post is no longer live, but you might like to read this report: https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/gardens-and-health Author Posts Viewing 3 posts - 1 through 3 (of 3 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.