Bushley - Therapeutic Horticulture

Research shows that horticultural therapy improves mental and physical well-being.
Bushley is a delightful experience for children and has numerous benefits:
• Exploration of a new outdoor ‘classroom’
• Working as part of a group
• Planting seeds and bulbs
• Improved self-esteem from growing plants and giving them as gifts
• Care of plants and observing growth
• Developing communication skills
• Being able to see animals in close proximity and watching baby animals grow
• Travelling through the countryside making observations of the environment
• Group singing on the bus on the way home