Froedtert Healing Gardens: A Cancer Wellness Event

Join Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network and Friends of Boerner
Botanical Gardens as we explore how gardening can help those on a cancer journey. Studies have shown
gardening can help lower stress levels and promote relaxation. This event will offer instruction on
implementing gardening into your life in a variety of ways. There will also be opportunities to visit
booths displaying and demonstrating services and products to enhance your overall well-being.

Please call 414-805-0998 to register.

Events
9-9:30a            Check-in and light refreshments

9:30-10a          Keynote address – Designing a Garden for Relaxation: Ideas and tips to make an oasis in your backyard.

10-10:15a        Short break

10:15-11a        Breakout sessions (choose one)
Breakout sessions will last for 45 minutes and will include a hands-on component.During registration and the 10 a.m. break, you are welcome to enjoy:
• Composting: Using worms to your gardening advantage.

                        • Container Gardening: No yard to garden in? Learn how to grow plants successfully in containers.
                        • Herbs: Strategies for growing herbs in your kitchen.

11a-noon        Visit booths, networking time available

11:30a-noon   Spring garden guided walk through botanical gardens and woods

 

Event activities
During registration and the 10 a.m. break, you are welcome to enjoy:
• Chair massage
• Reiki demonstrations
• Tai Chi demonstration
• Art therapy activity
• Yoga/meditation demonstrations
• Wellness and Survivorship information

 

Brought to you by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin Cancer Network and Friends of Boerner Botanical Gardens. Supported, in part, by Froedtert Hospital Foundation.

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