We are pleased to announce the release of the 2nd edition of Horticultural Therapy Methods! Now available for purchase here.

Fundamentals of HT
Classes Fall 2018

Nov. 1-4, 2018
Denver, CO
Nov. 15-18, 2018
San Diego, CA
Dec. 6-9, 2018
Half Moon Bay, CA
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2017-2018 Colorado Series

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Turn Your Passion Into
A Rewarding Profession

Our goal at the Institute is to help you do just that and much more. Through professional, interactive training, our students gain the skills and confidence to create and manage successful horticultural therapy (HT) programs.  We introduce students to practicing horticultural therapists who work with special populations in different settings across the U.S. Our experienced instructors share best practices and provide the latest techniques in HT programming that inspire students to become leaders in the HT profession. Helping you combine your passion for gardening with you desire to improve lives is at the heart of our mission and the focus of all of our training and educational programs.

 Our CLASSES offer you:

  • certificate in horticultural therapy
  • Customized courses in HT for adult and traditional students
  • A flexible curriculum that adapts to varied educational and professional backgrounds
  • College credit from Colorado State University
  • Caring staff who can help guide your career
  • Opportunities to interact and exchange ideas with others who share your passion
  • Face-to-face instruction that builds your professional network
  • Courses that lead to a credential in HT from the American Horticultural Therapy Association

about the Institute:

“The education I received at HTI has been extremely helpful to me. I use some aspect of my training every day. The faculty at HTI care immensely about the success of their students,” Donald Frisch, HTA, HTI Graduate, St. Louis, MO Botanic Gardens

  “What I loved about the courses at the Institute was the diversity of students and their various backgrounds. HTI brings in so many different and interesting guest speakers.”
Abby Jaroslow, HTR, HTI Graduate, Philadelphia, PA Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Hospital



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