Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture

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Your Masterclass

If you’re interested in learning more about the wonderful field of Therapeutic Horticulture, join specialist Cath Manuel for this workshop. Cath will share her knowledge and 10 years of experience in the TH field to give you an understanding of the ways garden-based activities benefit health and wellbeing and how to get started supporting others in the garden.

What will you learn?

  • What is Therapeutic Horticulture (TH)
  • The benefits from gardening and a connection with nature
  • Gardening activities and their benefits
  • Implementing a TH program
  • Equipment required
  • Choosing plants for therapeutic gardens

 Lunch is included.

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Your Presenter

Cath Manuel is a Horticulturist and specialist in Therapeutic Horticulture. Through her business, Soil to Supper, she delivers educational and meaningful garden-based programs to cultivate wellbeing for people from all walks of life.

Cath has a great passion for sharing her vast knowledge and many years of experience in the Horticulture and Therapeutic Horticulture fields to encourage people of all ages and abilities to experience the joy of gardening and growing healthy food in any setting.


The Location

Heronswood is the home of The Diggers Foundation, a living catalogue of garden treasures showcasing all that can be found in Diggers Club magazines and books.

At the heart of Heronswood is a cottage garden of meandering paths and lawns, seamlessly combining edible and ornamental plantings. Australia’s first certified organic open garden, it is the place to learn about sustainable practices and the preservation of heirloom flowers and vegetables.

A working garden for gardeners, with new projects always on the go and ideas to take home to your patch. Heronswood delights throughout the changing seasons, with the warmer summer months bringing the stunning perennials into full show.

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Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture

12 October 2024

Heronswood (Dromana)

Saturday 10am - 1pm

Limited tickets, don't miss out.

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