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We thank you for your interest in the Association of Social Therapeutic Horticulture Facilitators of Ireland.

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Association of Social Therapeutic Horticulture Facilitators of Ireland Welcomes You

Using the power of social therapeutic horticulture together to evoke

transformational change

About Us

About us

Established in 2022, we are a committed group of facilitators in Social Therapeutic Horticulture in Ireland. The aim of ASTHFI is to enable the exchange of knowledge and best practice of our facilitators in a supportive environment. We believe that transformational change is about implementing small changes in our everyday lives, especially through the powerful healing of nature and space. We are always open to accept new members to our association that practice with the same values as our mission (Learn more)

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"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust"

-Gertrude Jekyll 

Gertrude Jekyll (2011). “Wood and Garden: Notes and Thoughts, Practical and Critical, of a Working Amateur”, p.6, Cambridge University Press

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Rothswell Hse., Mullagh, Kilsallagh, Westport, Co.Mayo

Eircode: F28 VA06

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