This is a short introduction course to ‘Social and Therapeutic Horticulture’ and where it sits within nature-based interventions and activities.

By the end of the course, students will have covered the range of approaches to using horticulture for health, the specifics of an STH programme as well as the principles of social and therapeutic horticulture.

Cost: Free

Length: Around 1.5 hours of presentation with additional activities and opportunities for interaction with tutors and course participants

Suitable for: Anyone with an interest in nature-based approaches to health including practitioners, professionals, volunteers, career changers. It will also be of interest to those working in health and social care, GPs, commissioning groups, referrers and funders.

Take this course (includes 40 days access)* When you are prompted please use the enrolment key: STH

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