Horticulture Therapy 

About this committee:

Members of this committee have worked with residents of Luther Crest personal care facility and South Whitehall Township senior group to provide special programs with activities related to plants and gardening. The club donates the plants and materials for these events.

Horticultural Therapy Activity at Luther Crest May 21, 2024

A group of Parkland Garden Club Members conducted a horticulture therapy activity on Tuesday, May 21st for residents of Luther Crest.  On a beautiful spring day members assisted the participants with planting basil outdoors in raised flower beds and then joined them in a sing-a-long. The group enjoyed refreshments served by club members which included a "Happy Spring" cake that doubled as a birthday cake for PGC member Megan Stanley. Happy Birthday, Megan!

Holiday Horticultural Activity at Luther Crest November 29, 2023

PGC Horticulture Therapy Committee, led by Mary Stanley, held a workshop for residents at Luther Crest Retirement Community on Wednesday, November 29th. The team helped participants make bird feeders out of tea cups with materials donated by Parkland Garden Club. The club also provided a cake, drinks, and snacks for the residents and afterwards sang holiday songs.  The residents enjoyed the project, the refreshments, chatting with garden club members, and taking part in the sing-a-long. Thank you to President Claire, Megan, Evelyn, Carol, Patti, Helen and Mary for making this a happy event and a big "Thank You" to the helpful and caring staff at Luther Crest for all of their support.

Kind and helpful Luther Crest staff members Sue and Edward