Benefits of Horticultural Therapy

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"Physical Wellness
Exercise and increased physical activity
Increases strength, stamina, and endurance
Increases range of motion
Stimulates all of the senses
Fresh, healthy vegetables to eat!
Cognitive Support
Practicing effective communication skills
Increases problem-solving skills
Exercising attention span and focus on the task
Learning fun facts about the natural world
Psychological Wellness
Developing an age-appropriate meaningful leisure activity
Increased sense of responsibility
Building self-esteem
Decision making
Social Interaction
Increases interaction and decreases isolation
Community building
Contributing to teamwork and collaboration
Participating in group decision making"

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