making plant labels out of smooth stones in a children’s therapeutic garden
Initial site survey complete with base map, potential locations for HT and preliminary budget.
Evaluation of population served and how therapeutic goals can be achieved through HT.
Evaluation of current therapies offered and how HT can supplement and strengthen existing therapies.
Project budgeting based on needs of population, site survey and programmatic goals.
Collaborative design of garden space(s) incorporating input of various stakeholders in the organization. Various areas can be distinguished for a mixed population (i.e., sensory, healing/calming, production/vocational, accessible/rehab, etc…)
Complete landscape design and/or indoor design of HT environment with details such as plant material, hardscape and bed design, irrigation plan, elevations, special structural detail, accessibility plan etc…
Bid management and installer selection.
Installation supervision of HT environments.
Programmatic design of HT specific to target population with guidelines for “best practices” and seasonal concerns.