Thursday, February 14, 2013
VISIT TO NAZARETH COLLEGE’S NEW GREENHOUSE AND HEALING GARDENS
Time: 10 am to noon (or meet at the Ontario County Courthouse to carpool at 9:20 am)
Where: Nazareth College, 4245 East Avenue meet at 101 Peckham Hall (26 on map) http://www.naz.edu/campus-map
Directions: Take 90 west to exit 45. Follow Rt. 490 north to Route 31 west. Follow Rt. 31 one and half miles to village of Pittsford. Turn right at the village’s 4 corners onto Rt. 96 N. Nazareth is a half-mile down on your left. (Park where you can find a space. On the weekend, behind Shultz Hall might be available - Lots D,E,F on map. There are visitor parking spaces there. Otherwise, just park wherever you find a spot. www.naz.edu/campus-map)
Horticultural Therapy is the practice of using horticulture as therapy to improve human well-being. HT is not only a rapidly growing profession but also the benefits of peaceful garden environments have been known since ancient times.
Nazareth College has developed a minor in HT and has recently built a fabulous greenhouse and healing garden paths.
Our presenter is Bev Brown, Associate professor, Biology Department at Nazareth College and she has developed HT courses. She is a registered HT with her own practice and she mentors others who are seeking credentials in HT.