Tips for a Successful Healing Garden Design
Ask someone to describe the qualities of a healthcare environment and it’s likely you’ll hear words like “sterile” and “clinical.” What if your campus could be described in part as serene, soothing, or, dare we say, verdant? Healthcare facilities across the country are proving it’s possible by adding healing gardens to their landscape.
Butterflies Flutter into New Garden at Nemours Hospital
While working her summer at inpatient services at Nemours, 17-year-old Kendra Kaericher wanted to brighten the day for the patients and families and knew a butterfly garden would do just that. She used a grant to nurture more than 200 caterpillars into butterflies in her living room and also had input into the garden’s design.
Plant Health Care: A Prescription for Curb Appeal
Staying healthy takes work. From eating right to exercising, getting enough sleep and managing stress, good health doesn’t happen automatically. The same is true for plants and trees. When it comes to maintaining a vibrant landscape, Plant Health Care is the answer.
Construction Excellence Under Pressure
With a timeline of merely 90 days, BrightView tackled the extensive landscaping workload at the hospital, including irrigation, site furnishings, decomposed granite trails, bioswales, curbs and sidewalks, custom concrete seating, decorative concrete planters, a green roof, and more.