People respond to plants. Plants respond to people. People respond to the seasons and life cycles. The seasons, in turn, respond to our care.

On Thursday, May 23 at 7 pm, join Laura DePrado, Registered Horticultural Therapist and President of Final Touch Plantscaping, LLC, in engaging your five senses with plants in a sensory awakening session. Learn about the history and benefits of plants through Horticultural Therapy, a growing field and practice for physical, social, and psychological evidenced-based benefits. This is a highly interactive, engaging, hands-on program using plant materials while creating an individualized take-home project. No green thumb is required! Just bring your curiosity!

Space is limited. Registration is required.

For more information or to register, go to or call 908-322-5007 x204. The Scotch Plains Library is located at 1927 Bartle Avenue, one block from Park Avenue in the center of town.