One of the rehab therapists at the Stanislaus Psychiatric Health Facility (PHF), had the idea to have clients plant and care for flowers during their stay. The clients were very interested in the idea and now the program has a beautiful garden brightening up the yard.
A garden is a wonderful idea for a team-building activity and a great metaphor for growth and recovery.
Many of our acute and residential programs have similar programs at their facilities. There are so many resources available to help create a beautiful space — here are a couple of ideas to get you started:
Essential Steps for Starting a Garden via Better Homes and Gardens
Fall Gardening How-To via Rare Seeds on YouTube
When to Plant a Fall Garden via Epic Gardening YouTube