Mind, Body & Soil is a Root in Nature Therapeutic Horticulture Course delivered by Kristin from Sweetlife Flora.
Instructor: Kristin ToppingLanguage: English
Mind, Body & Soil is a series of five weekly one-hour virtual sessions that teach you how to kickstart your garden, while promoting mental and emotional wellbeing.
This course will take place on Sunday Afternoons at 1 PM EDT.
Dates: July 9, 16, 23, 30, & August 13, 2023. (No session August long weekend)
Follow along with Horticultural Therapy Practitioner Kristin Topping as we explore these session topics:
Kitchen Gardening: Saving seeds, assessing the self, the environment and building as a safe space;
Emotions and Choices in the Garden: Companion planting, colour theory and emotional naming;
Seed Starting and Choosing Plants: Seed starting demo, assessing the garden space and goal setting;
Plants and People: Plant care, self-care, and communication; and
Transition and Change: Transplanting and handling change.
Cost: $150 - materials below not included*
The materials you will need for full participation are:
Fruits and/or vegetables that you can harvest seeds from (pepper, tomato, etc.)
Plate for drying seeds on
Nursery or fibre pots for planting seeds
A mixing bowl (for soil preparation)
Garden soil and water
Spoon or another scooping utensil
Optional pen/paper/colouring materials