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Garden Therapy

Each month, the committee plans and provides activities for the residents of St. Andrews Retirement Village--Gregory Wing and Safe Havens--in Boothbay Harbor. The activities may include flower arranging, planting outdoor vertical gardens, painting, creating ways to feed the birds, and/or a craft which may be related to a holiday in the month.

Prior to Christmas holidays, club members prepare Christmas tray favors for our area Meals on Wheels customers.

August. 2023 Filling baskets for Fall with creative hands 

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July. 2023 Decorating Summer Sun Hats


June. 2023 Planting the Gregory Wing Window Boxes

The day was a bit cool and rainy so the residents stayed in to plant the flowers in the window boxes.  6 of the boxes were planted with impatiens and are located at the front door.  The other 9 boxes were planted with a variety of flowering plants producing a myriad of color to decorate the patio outside the dining room windows.

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May. 2023 Birds, Colorful Birds…

The residents of the Gregory Wing at St. Andrews Village had a fun time creating very colorful birds to fly in the dining room, sit in a flower pot or in their rooms.  Paper plates, tissue paper pieces, feathers, big eyes and glue sticks worked together to create all the different looks.  Shelly Maher found the idea on the internet and came up with the way for all to participate in the activity. 

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