Bateman Measure Establishing “Horticultural Therapy Week” Signed Into Law

Legislation sponsored by Senator Christopher “Kip” Bateman raising awareness of the value of horticultural therapy has been signed into law by Governor Chris Christie. Under Senator Bateman’s legislation, SJR-12, the third full week in March of each year will now be designated as “Horticultural Therapy Week” in New Jersey. “Designating a week each year to raise awareness of Horticultural Therapy will hopefully expand opportunities for more people to take advantage of the many benefits it offers,” said Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer and Middlesex).

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