Category Archives: Therapeutic Gardens

Therapeutic, enabling and healing gardens. Horticultural therapy.

2015 ASLA Conference

The West Studio got November off to an exciting start as we traveled to the 2015 ASLA Meeting and Expo in Chicago, Illinois. We arrived to unusually balmy temperatures and clear blue skies over this beautiful city. [caption id="attachment_3245" align="alignleft" width="277"] Ann and her fellow team delegates.[/caption] This year we are pleased to announce that our associate Ann Dinthongsai…
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The Belmont Sensory Garden

This past October I had the opportunity to visit the restored Belmont Sensory Garden in Exeter, England. As the new interpretive signage explains: the garden was opened in 1939, the brain child of Daniel Manning, Devon Horticultural Superintendent, and was restored in 2007.  It is believed to be the first public sensory garden in Great Britain, and…
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