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"Laura taught me how to do things for myself" - Phillip

 "Laura clearly takes into consideration the limitations of our clients so that all participants will be engaged. The participants are dedicated to their plants. I think it helps them experience a sense of hope." - Recreation Therapist & colleague.

"I like working at the Melwood Garden Center because it makes me feel peaceful" - Shavonne

"This activity is so lovely; it feels so...smooth" - Memory Care Unit client

"That's my therapy. When I'm out in the garden, out smelling the flowers and seeing how each plant grows different from the other...I just love that!" - Ciscoe Morris, Seattle Gardening "Guru" and columnist.

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