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Therapeutic Horticulture 101: How Plants Improve Well-being

  • Greenscape Gardens 2832 Barrett Station Road St. Louis MO (map)

How do you feel when you spend time in nature? In the garden? With your favorite house plant? For most plant lovers, these experiences bring some warm and fuzzy feelings.

Rachel Deffenbaugh, supervisor of the Missouri Botanical Garden's Therapeutic Horticulture team, will teach about how to use gardening, nature, and natural materials to improve and maintain your emotional and psychological well-being. By covering sensory, emotional, and physical healing - she will discuss the ins-and-outs of how plants have the ability to touch people's lives in such a positive way.

Join us to learn how plants can benefit you!


* No registration required, seating is on a first come first serve basis
Class starts at 10:00 am
* Meets in the annuals greenhouse
* Kid and pet friendly

Earlier Event: April 6
Make n' Take: Succulent Containers
Later Event: April 27
Spring into Nature