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Cultivate attends Disability Expo
Published on: 10/1/2019
Cultivate NSW was represented at the Northern Beaches Council & NDIS Disability Expo on 25th September, 2019.
Workshop - Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture, August 2019
Published on: 8/12/2019
Another successful Cultivate workshop
Workshop - Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture, May 2019
Published on: 7/12/2019
A beautiful sunny day greeted us as we assembled at the wonderful urban farm that is Camperdown Commons for the first of a new series of one day sessions, Introduction to Therapeutic Horticulture.
Bringing People to Nature: Examples from Singapore
Published on: 7/12/2019
On Saturday 25th May, we were treated to a fabulous talk by Nanthini Elamgovan, Deputy Director, in the Parks Division of the National Parks Board in Singapore.
Vale Jeanette Penklis
Published on: 5/21/2019
This week we pay tribute to Cultivate Member and past Committee Member Jeanette Penklis who sadly passed away on the 16th May, 2019.
Panania Free Rangers meet Wayside Chapel
Published on: 5/1/2019
On a bright, sunny April day a group of keen gardeners met on the roof of the Wayside Chapel for a a lesson or two in organic gardening and social and therapeutic horticulture.
Farm Chats at Pocket City Farms
Published on: 4/18/2019
Panel Discussion: "Gardens as Therapy"
Tuesday April 3rd, 2019
Collectors' Plant Fair
Published on: 4/18/2019
"Green Healing" - Therapeutic Horticulture
Saturday April 6th, 2019
Cultivate grows from strength to strength
Published on: 12/20/2018
2018 has been a good year with us doing what we do best by running great events. We welcome a new committee for 2019.

Featured Resources

Nature Heals: An Introduction to Nature-Based Therapies in Australia and New Zealand
Published on: 6/16/2019
A groundbreaking new book that started its journey in 2011 as an initiative of Cultivate NSW.

Featured Projects

Announcing our new Project Database
Published on: 6/16/2019
We have created a new therapeutic horticulture project database, and hope to build it into a useful national resource. Are you involved in a project you would like listed? Get in touch with us.

Featured Members

Sharon Moore-Lambert - Committee Member
Published on: 9/12/2019
Meet Sharon - Cultivate Committee Member who works in the aged care and disability sectors.
Katrine Mardini - Committee Member
Published on: 9/12/2019
Meet Katrine - Cultivate Committee Member and Senior Landscape Architect.
Jon Kingston - Committee Member
Published on: 9/12/2019
Meet Jon - Cultivate Committee member and free range urban horticulturalist
Eleanor Dennis - Vice President/Secretary
Published on: 7/30/2019
Meet our Vice-President, Eleanor.
Kath Temple - Committee Member
Published on: 6/27/2019
Meet Kath - she is a horticulturalist, landscape designer and teacher.
Jan Cantrell - Committee Member
Published on: 4/30/2019
Meet Jan Cantrell, Cultivate NSW Committee Member. Jan is a Horticulturist with a background in Rehabilitation Counselling.
Phil Pettitt - Committee Member
Published on: 3/29/2019
Meet Phil - Cultivate NSW Committee Member who loves being outdoors helping the community.
Joanne Aquilina - President
Published on: 3/27/2019
Meet Joanne Aquilina: Joanne is an energetic and enthusiastic industry champion. She has a particular passion for expanding awareness of the benefits of therapeutic, sensory, healing, edible and dementia gardens, especially for individuals with illness, disability and children with special needs.
Jacquie Dredge - Committee Member
Published on: 2/24/2019
Meet Jaq Dredge, one of our fabulous committee members. Jacquie (Jaq) is Co-Founder and Director of Panania Free Rangers, a not for profit organisation run by volunteers.


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