Group Title: Olasee Davis articles
Title: Horticultural therapy can help heal the effects of Hurricane Marilyn
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Title: Horticultural therapy can help heal the effects of Hurricane Marilyn
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Language: English
Creator: Davis, Olasee
Publication Date: October 27, 1995
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Volume ID: VID00089
Source Institution: University of the Virgin Islands
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D.allv Ne october 27. 1995 24

Horticultural therapy can help heal

the effects of Hurricane Marilyn

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tieos. A ople steady rStr deal I Cate i MTrin.. Fli..
wide noAite idelad beielughloedoio docapiet hbopic tlhag- io
Older Viergien lashds r foe a oleodttlon Bla. -i
n dw ald l h also e l- a plahe owe tre ntc fe lt iat.
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dledtt tos od l w rt, po u. ld -oen has to brned
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nl help people oa oW derir prob- We hbn been ableto led ask
Lts ao eonabeletl be broughl people cn do rerudlcs of lthel
dloee tOdy'. iaMamtct la skill. The key to working with
beCTe wedey aed dob bot- emilapp popleb tp e do e -
ewtanl hpy. o ew nod piryctntrti petiu is
Honicullur. l ib py bt Ibhei' loos of ceed cod pepo.
become o thcnpeuai tool ed io Tre t elf-oofideae ou omeod
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Humans need to be around plants

*"Anyti we can do that to

is that it is n l. ono-to-good-
nt tangible vehicle that people
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Mey people took at gtdetieg
u had work. buit is nt o. If God
told Ademn t ill teoil it man be
good for nmn t lO e greater
roe in hi lik. PooR t ae tool
hondlU 0r'sruoutl Mrban teniro
mee. For such people t the hndi.
apped and elderly, rdelninl t
lmyablo. n only for a sen of

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aid It enar we..- all fel hb- Why
it that? Be04U e tche t a bsicl
hurma taod to bte mmatd plent.

in .e -a worid. in blig hofe

buildnw r oe ab sprawll. nd w The o jitio gro fom 20
have n intinctive n-ed o be mehembe n mor than OtO and
mounted an thdIns. oof dle ft*rowg pr
In 1812. Dr. rD io in Igb ountr. NhRe major
Philoddnpts phyonioa ted a toe i- t itlitifofbfrb.
of rhe Declmnon of hna pec e lor' d otere doSm pro-
oedefeeor .eu plointainthie Tody. hotcultoml Btinpey
-al lnot d O o positively .ffecilg the live of
Upon Diseases of the Meid. oudof pope.
Through the influence of Dr
Ruh, hoispn for lh inav e n Hoeieulo e apy rebuilds
opened in Phildeltphi where penots confidence d ini"lls o
pasientu were involved in plonting e ie of fehto eeded. p
fm(tia t tnd oLgetbln. tofctd i fdta tht Cii I wiat w do
Since then. metout thct'pu- te imtPotn1
tic gadenin ogus te been I b fod dhal hiing. wak-
ieMd. The rit eimpe (orh to- nd gludenin8 help e deal
ticullural theepy devolopmnal with srefol sluutioo. Wiy noa
a t io ithe 194c when 000do d- loda-y? Ith i o, wy 6 ou cayn
1l govmtan tm btlehod t nt deal wih lbthe termalho of Hue-
ber of ew vern hospitls tlo Mbrilyn.
ce Iw wounded cervimea.
And in 1972. a all group of Oito Dami. vw9ho2dds a. -
gardeninlg proe(ionls handed re o0 0cienc0 d-egree to tar0n.0
toge tbo Fo e Naoel Co- aement foresdd ry eoloY. is a
il foe Te"py and Rehtbiliitkon St. Cro0x ecologist. ttliviSt ond
ibroob H flotle. w-ri-r.

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