All posts by: Hollie Niblett

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In this video by the North Carolina Botanical Garden, we are reminded how “going back to basics” can have a tremendous impact on people’s mental health. Some of the fundamental effects on those participating in horticultural therapy activities are: Increases sensory stimulation Increases self-esteem Stabilizes mood Increases social interaction Increases strength and endurance Builds community […]

I started giving weekly “spiritual garden tips” to my friends as we sat on my front porch drinking mojitos. Here are a few life lessons we got all figured out in the front yard garden.

By Annie Napier   I recent had the privilege of “getting dirty in the garden” with a youth group to give the gift of gardening to a shelter that provides safe, temporary housing for women and their children who have been victimized by stalking or domestic or sexual violence.  My half-sister and friend is a “Forester”, a member of an insurance […]

By Hollie Niblett Hi, my name is Hollie and I have a friend named Annie and we are a rare breed…horticultural therapists from Oklahoma. We met for the first time at a our mutually favorite coffee shop and cafe (Red Cup) in Oklahoma City, “set up” by a mutual friend who thought we should meet, […]