Monthly Archives: March 2019

Horticultural Therapy Week WCTC 1450 AM podcast with Voice of Central NJ

Horticultural Therapist Laura DePrado from Final Touch Plantscaping sat down with Bert Baron of WCTC for his in-studio podcast during New Jersey Horticultural Therapy Week. 

Listen here and learn why Horticultural Therapy is so beneficial! 


Horticultural Therapy Week Grows Awareness Of People-Plant Connection

New Jersey is the first state, and the only state in the nation to designate the third full week in March “Horticultural Therapy Week” through Senate Joint Resolution Number 12 signed by Governor Chris Christie in 2015. (Photo: ~Courtesy of Final Touch Plantscaping)

Horticulture Therapy Week is Next Week! – Laura Deprado’s latest article featured in talks about the “People-Plant Connection” and discusses the benefits and effectiveness of using Horticulture for therapy:

“Horticultural therapy provides an opportunity for people to experience meaningful contact with plants and the living soils that support life on earth. It has proven to be a time-tested activity with beneficial and therapeutic efficacy. It is widely used within a broad range of rehabilitative, vocational and community settings.”

You can view the full article here.

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