Horticultural Therapy Program Plan: Greenhouse Operations - Hydroponic Greenhouse Gardening
by Charles Sourby

 

 

HORTICULTURAL THERAPY PROGRAM PLAN

NAME OF PROGRAM: Greenhouse Operations

SESSION NUMBER: 5 DATE: STAFF: htr

SESSION TITLE: Hydroponic Greenhouse Gardening

MATERIALS NEEDED:

1. Oasis Horticultural Cubes 1
2. Aquaculture system tray, plastic pale
3. Nutrient Solution
4. vermiculite
5. lettuce seeds
6. tomato seeds

GOALS:

1. To use fine motor skills
2. To improve or maintain cognitive functioning

OBJECTIVES:

1. Given the appropriate supplies and equipment, participants will use fine motor skill to build a simple Hydroponic growing system
2. Upon request participants will be able to list 6 nutrient requirements for plants growing in a soil less environment 90% of the time.

PROCESS:

1. Present group with a sample Hydroponic system:

a.

2. Discuss history of Hydroponic gardening
3. Distribute supplies & equipment
4. Demonstrate building of Hydroponic system
5. Plant lettuce and tomato seeds in Oasis cube
6. Add nutrient mix to aquaculture system tray
7. Label & date



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