It may seem intuitive that contact with the natural world has healing properties for body and soul. Don’t take my word for it, though – there’s tons of research that shows the many very specific ways in which nature can heal the sick and suffering.
Gardens and landscapes can be specially designed for autistic children, for people with Alzheimers, for the physically disabled, the intellectually challenged, for veterans and others suffering from PTSD. The principles on which they are designed can be adapted to private spaces of any size.
with Ann Brooke
I grew up in a family where no-one ever fought, and even a loud argument was unusual. What we did when we were upset was to leave the house and go for a walk until we felt better. Denial? Repression? Maybe, but the way I remember it was as a chance to put my probably... READ ON