RESOURCES

Websites

www.healinglandscapes.org
Website for the Therapeutic Landscapes Network (TLN). The resource for gardens and landscapes that promote health and well-being

www.healthdesign.org
Website for the Center for Health Design, which helps healthcare and design professionals to improve the quality of healthcare through the built environment using evidence-based design.

www.asla.org
Click on Professional Practice/Professional Practice Networks/Healthcare and Therapeutic Design. The mission is to promote the concept of Therapeutic Design and collect, compile and advance state-of-the-art information and research in the specialized practice areas of therapeutic garden design

www.meristem.org
Meristem is an educational non-profit organization based in New York City.  They promote nature’s role in the improvement of human health and well-being through the development of resources for Restorative Gardens in healthcare environments and Restorative Commons in urban public spaces.

www.ahta.org
The American Horticultural Therapy Associates, using plants and gardening to improve physical and mental health.

nnlm.gov/pnr/uwmhg
Take a virtual tour of the Medicinal Herb Garden at the University of Washington in Seattle.

www.herbs.org/index.html
Website for the Herb Research Foundation, “improving world health and well-being through herbs”.

www.gratefulness.org/labyrinth/index.htm
Walk the Chartes virtual labyrinth online, with or without music and images.

www.rchsd.org/aboutus/healingenvironment/index.htm
The healing environment at the Rady Children’s Hospital in San Diego

www.finegarden.com
Fun, funny and creative garden art made of recycled parts.

http://healingenvironmentscollaborative.blogspot.com
A blog on healing environments by a New England collaborative

www.dowsers.org
Website of the American Society of Dowsers, Danville, VT.

www.humancentereddesign.org
Formerly Adaptive Environments, source for inclusive design

www.landmarkeducation.com
Growth and transformation courses for your mind, because the mind and body are connected, and it’s surprising what can be healed by changing your thoughts.

www.awakeningthedreamer.org
Website for the Pachamama Alliance’s Awakening The Dreamer/Changing The Dream symposium – a consciousness raising event to transform the current state of human sustainability, justice and fulfillment.