Therapeutic Landscapes Network at

Garden landscape
(Photo by Ann Forsyth)
Focusing on gardens and other landscapes, with a particular emphasis on gardens in healthcare settings, the web site of the Therapeutic Landscapes Network is a well-designed and maintained resource. I have found the following sections to be particularly helpful:

The evidence-based design section at resources-ebd.html includes online searchable databases, books, and articles.

The gardens overview at links to ressources on various kinds of healing gardens including those in healthcare, community gardens, prison gardens, and memorial gardens.

A section on art and health provides a succinct overview of important resources.

For further reading, the Design for Health web site deals with planting and mental health at:


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