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Discover links between human well-being and nature

Three sets of hands pull white and yellow flowers off of their stems and into a paper bowl.
At the St. Joseph's Villa garden students engage with plants to stimulate the senses, including enjoying the scent of chamomile.

Peggy Singlemann meets restoration ecologist Charles Smith to discuss how healthy forests and ecosystems improve human health and mental well-being.

Shana Williams visits Saint Joseph’s Villa and talks with Matthew Kreydatus about the benefits of working in a garden for students with specialized educational needs.

Amyrose Foll explains the importance of potting up seedlings, and Serome Hamlin shares tips for using fresh cut lavender.

Studio Extra:

Peggy is joined in-studio by Tyler Berkeley, Garden Coordinator at St. Joseph's Villa to look at some of the sensory plants students engage with in the garden there.