Site Visit: Bergen New Bridge Medical Center
Bergen New Bridge Medical Center, the third largest public hospital in the US, is a 574-bed facility with a robust horticultural therapy program that is over 25 years old. Residents of all ages participate in planting, propagating, and maintaining plants in the Greenhouse, and are also encouraged to create individual projects - from terrariums to nature crafts - that are displayed throughout the center. Tour the facility and take part in HT programming in the greenhouse, as well as on one of three screened in porches fitted with elevated planters. Please bring lunch.
Prerequisite: Introduction to Horticultural Therapy
This course contains no sessions