Research in Gardens and Healing Environments

 

Cooper Marcus, C. (2005) Healing Gardens in Hospitals.

Epstein, M. (2006). Hopital Gardens Help Patients Heal: Well-planned spaces aid strength, mobility amd mental skills. Healthcare Design & Construction.

Green Valley Consulting Engineers (2011). The healing power of gardens: Finding 'a sustained level of comfort and solace' in nature.

Larson, J. M. (2006) What's so therapeutic about horticulture? The Nature or Success: Success for Nature. pp.1-5.

Mahan, C.and Lidia Stone Kimball, ASLA (2006). “The Healing Garden at Providence Hospital.” ASLA Healthcare and Therapeutic Garden Professional Practice Network Newsletter, Spring:http://host.asla.org/groups/tgdpigroup/TGD_SP06.final.pdf

Rice Memorial Hospital. The Healing Garden at Rice. http://www.ricehospital.com/healinggarden.html.

Ulrich, R. S. (2002). Health Benefits of Gardens in Hospitals. Paper for conference, Plants for People International Exhibition Floriade.

University of Minnesota Department of Horticultural Science.(2006). Sustainable Urban Landscape Information Series: Healing Gardens. http://www.sustland.umn.edu/design/healinggardens.html

Winterbottom, D. (2005). The Healing Nature of Lanscapes. University of Washington School of Public Health & Community Medicine (Spring/Summer 2005).

Vapaa, Annalisa Gartman (2002). "Healing Gardens: Creating Places for Restoration, Meditation, and Sanctuary. What are the defining characteristics that make a healing garden?" Master of Landscape Architecture Thesis for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Quayle, H (2009) The true value of community farms and gardens: social, environmental, health and economic. Federation of City Farms and Community Gardens.