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Keywords

cancer, healing gardens, horticultural therapy, Lourdes Hospital, nursing

 

Authors

  1. Ashman, Julann

Abstract

ABSTRACT: Evidence exists regarding the effect of horticultural therapy on improving human well-being, including promotion of overall health and quality of life, physical strength, and cardiac function. This article shares how a nurse created a healing garden at Lourdes Hospital, where she works. Resource information about therapeutic gardens is included.