Horatio's Garden

The evidence

King’s Fund report

King’s Fund report

Funded by the National Gardens Scheme the King's Fund report looked at the evidence into the benefits of gardens and ...

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Lorna talks about the Scotland Appeal

Lorna talks about the Scotland Appeal

Watch an interview by Lorna Rice about her husband's accident and stay in the Scottish National Spinal Unit and how a ...

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Garden therapy in spinal cord injury

Garden therapy in spinal cord injury

An article published about Horatio's Garden reviews the evidence for garden therapy in spinal cord injury.

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Ulrich

Ulrich

Results from a hospital study found that a patient’s well being was improved when they had a room facing trees, ...

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Gesler – 1992, 1993

Gesler – 1992, 1993

Gesler (1992, 1993) suggests that certain environments promote mental and physical well being. He proposes that ...

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Mind; Feel Better Outside, Feel Better Inside

Mind; Feel Better Outside, Feel Better Inside

The charity Mind report: Feel Better Outside, Feel Better Inside, includes new findings from the University of Essex ...

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Woodland Trust 2014

Woodland Trust 2014

The Woodland Trust's chief executive has said increasing people's access to green spaces could cut billions of pounds ...

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Olds – 1985

Olds – 1985

Olds conducted an experiment during a series of workshops, on 300 participants, using a qualitative design and asked ...

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Paine and Francis – 1990

Paine and Francis – 1990

A strong body of research suggests that gardens are also a vital point for socialising. Paine and Francis suggest that ...

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