Feedback from Seminar Series 2022
The inspiring story of how a garden developed at a University Health Centre has become a central part of life on campus and forged strong links between a vibrant and active club of local horticulturalists, health professionals and students.
There will be a short pre-recorded video from Natalya followed by her presention voiced by a member of Trellis staff.
Natalya will tell us about the work she’s been doing in the State University in Melitopol to develop therapeutic gardening activities and garden space to benefit many gro... more
After the chaos of a forest fire, it’s hard to erase the energetic imprint that the fury and devastation of the flames have caused. It can be even harder to cling to the understanding that the flipside of fire is its ability to clear, nourish, and make way for new life. Join Emilee Weaver on a wh... more
Nadja will share how she uses gardening to work with adults with mental health and addiction problems in Salzburg and what happened when she recently introduced therapeutic gardening sessions for staff at the hotel where she works
Cecilia will share how the horticulture therapy programme she began with colleagues brought astounding benefits to hospital patients and longer term residents of nearby sheltered accommodation who have chronic mental health conditions. Interrupted by the pandemic, the team were delighted to be ab... more
Andreas Niepel works at the VAMED Clinic in Hattingen, with patients with neurological disorders.
‘A basic therapeutic necessity: promoting mental health as a goal of garden therapy, especially to counteract the harmful effects of a closed space within a neurological clinic. Exploring fun... more
Ching will share how she uses nature, plants and growing activities combined with local traditions and agricultural know-how to help groups help themselves, from people with dementia and their families to indigenous children in need in mountainous regions of Taiwan.