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Therapy Celebration Garden

Everyone in Canada is invited to Live the Garden Life, and share their garden. Did you know your garden is an important space for personal health and healing

What are you celebrating? 

Putting some time into your garden, getting exercise and fresh air outdoors, and getting your hands in touch with the soil biome has been shown to reduce stress and make people feel better and healthier. Sensory inputs from gardens like fragrances, sounds, visual design and colour cues, taste and touch have all been shown to have beneficial effects. More and more health care facilities are adding therapeutic gardens to help patients recover. 

By signing up your garden as a Therapeutic Celebration Garden you will be helping others learn from your gardening success. It’s an expression of how your garden was and continues to make you feel?

Celebration Garden
Share your garden

Register your Therapeutic Celebration Garden at no cost, by submitting a photo of your garden. Your entry will be pinned on the map (by community not exact location) and you will receive a special downloadable Year of the Garden 2022 Celebration Garden Certificate of participation.

Want to enhance your Therapeutic Celebration Garden? 

Watch for the Canadian Horticultural Therapy Association Year of the Garden 2022 Therapeutic Gardens Invitations, to be posted weekly on the Year of the Garden Facebook page. (learn more) 

Watch for details about the “Mind, Body and Soul” campaign from Year of the Garden 2022 Founding Sponsor Premier Tech coming soon (learn more)

Unsure of what to plant and grow? Consult your local greenhouse or nursery grower, garden retailer, or on-line resource for bulbs, annuals, perennials and grasses, trees and shrubs, and vegetables and fruits for your garden. Don’t forget to check the Year of the Garden 2022 official plants. 

We are looking forward to seeing your Therapeutic Celebration Garden on the map and a picture of your garden appear below. 

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Submit a photo of your Therapeutic Celebration Garden and get a Year of the Garden Celebration Garden Certificate of Participation here
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