Recent Submissions

  • Case Study: Overview of Nova Institution Therapeutic Horticulture Program and Challenges Encountered Attempting to Conduct Research with This Client Group 

    Chisholm, L., and S. N. Goodyear. 2012. "Case Study: Overview of Nova Institution Therapeutic Horticulture Program and Challenges Encountered Attempting to Conduct Research with This Client Group." X International People-Plant Symposium on Digging Deeper: Approaches to Research in Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Horticulture 954: 91-97.
    Correctional Services Canada (CSC) is the federal agency responsible for managing offender sentences with a term of two years or more. Within Canada, there are five institutions that house federally-sentenced women. Nova ...
  • North-South partnerships: A case study of curriculum development for sustainable agriculture in Norte de Santander, Colombia 

    Chiappe, M., and N. Goodyear. 2001. "North-South partnerships: A case study of curriculum development for sustainable agriculture in Norte de Santander, Colombia." Journal of Sustainable Agriculture 19(1): 31-45.
    Since 1997. the Universidad Francisco de Paula Santander (UFPS), Cucuta, Colombia, the Universidad de la Republica (UDELAR), Uruguay, and the Nova Scotia Agricultural College (NSAC), Nova Scotia, Canada, have been working ...
  • Development of a Community Based Horticultural Therapy Program 

    Goodyear, S. N., L. Chisholm, and R. McCarthy. 2012. "Development of a Community Based Horticultural Therapy Program." X International People-Plant Symposium on Digging Deeper: Approaches to Research in Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Horticulture 954: 155-158.
    Many of the services taken for granted in urban areas are less available or unavailable in rural areas. This can be particularly problematic for non-mobile populations, resulting in decreased socialization, feelings of ...
  • An Activity Layout Template as a Tool for Designing and Implementing Horticultural Therapy Activities 

    Goodyear, S. N., K. MacLeod, D. Relf, and S. Jarrett. 2012. "An Activity Layout Template as a Tool for Designing and Implementing Horticultural Therapy Activities." X International People-Plant Symposium on Digging Deeper: Approaches to Research in Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Horticulture 954: 133-137.
    In practice, it is useful to have a range of activities that can be adapted to client groups of varying abilities. This paper outlines the process for developing an interactive workshop demonstrating and practicing the use ...
  • Anatomy of a Horticultural Therapy Course for Undergraduates 

    Goodyear, S. N., and D. Relf. 2012. "Anatomy of a Horticultural Therapy Course for Undergraduates." X International People-Plant Symposium on Digging Deeper: Approaches to Research in Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Horticulture 954: 117-121.
    A new paradigm has emerged, one that is providing a new vision of horticulture, that of understanding horticulture from a psychological and social perspective. Horticultural and non-horticultural students are thirsty for ...
  • Plant Image Inspired Block Printing for Cards and for Prints to Frame 

    Peck, B., and S. N. Goodyear. 2012. "Plant Image Inspired Block Printing for Cards and for Prints to Frame." X International People-Plant Symposium on Digging Deeper: Approaches to Research in Horticultural Therapy and Therapeutic Horticulture 954: 139-144.
    It is useful to have a series of activities that do not directly involve the care or propagation of a plant in order to achieve variation in programming, particularly in a country such as Canada where winters are long. ...