In horticultural therapy, our co-therapist is nature itself. Even more, it is also the temenos that holds the alchemical changes in therapy. All the tasks of gardening are possible therapeutic indications, and they are meant to reestablish our connection with nature, to remind us that we are a vital part of its diversity, and not separated and distant from it. Related to ecopsychology and ecology, and one of the so called “nature therapies”, horticultural therapy reminds us that we are cycles, that we are here-and-now and that everything shall pass.
In my Ítaca space, a vegetable garden on the sidewalk -a small