Photo credit: Maureen Porto.
In 2008 a 3,000-square-foot green roof garden and rooftop labyrinth opened for public use on the roof of the American Psychological Association’s downtown Washington, D.C. building. This is considered to be the nation’s first urban green roof and labyrinth project.
Gardening is often thought of as an active activity: planting, weeding, landscaping. However that’s not the way Candace Rebuck, a recreational therapist at the University of Maryland Rehabilitation and Orthopedic Institute, sees it. Candace views gardening and time spent in gardens as an incredibly therapeutic and rehabilitating measure which can truly help patients recover from...View