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Chieri Kubota, Michael A. McClure, Nancy Kokalis-Burelle, Michael G. Bausher, and Erin N. Rosskopf

Kelly (1946) , grafting tomatoes using jimson weed ( Datura stramonium L.) as rootstock was practiced for many years in the southern United States to overcome root-knot nematodes. Isbell (1944) recommended this method to home gardeners based on their

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Mahdieh Abkar, Mustafa Kamal, Suhardi Maulan, Manohar Mariapan, and Seyed Rasoul Davoodi

distinguishable in terms of setting (UNL) and the following components: “fascination,” “being away,” and “coherence.” As Herzog et al. (2003) stated, if the focus is on recovering from fatigue (e.g., hospitals, healing gardens), “being away” becomes strongly

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A-Young Lee, Seon-Ok Kim, and Sin-Ae Park

annually in South Korea ( Huh et al., 2016 ). In 2010, there were 150,000 domestic urban agriculture participants and 104 ha (257.0 acres) of urban gardens. By 2014, these figures had increased to 1.08 million and 668 ha (1650.7 acres), respectively. These

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Jules Janick, Marie Christine Daunay, and Harry Paris

the garden was a place for healing, relaxing, and physical and mental well-being was a premonition of modern horticultural therapy. Interestingly, all of the horticultural crops presented in the illustrated Tacuinum manuscripts were allocated

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Melinda Knuth, Bridget K. Behe, Charles R. Hall, Patricia T. Huddleston, and R. Thomas Fernandez

plants. Both active and passive plant interactions facilitated human health and well-being. For example, learning, healing, memory, and concentration were all improved from passive interactions with plants. In addition, active plant interactions, such as

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Dafna Langgut

Naples, Citrus botanical remains were mainly linked to important gardens. Archaeobotanical evidence indicates that in the Nippur archaeological excavation, in the south of ancient Babylonia, citrus seeds dating to the Sumerian period (≈2000 BC) were

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Jules Janick

dated to the end of the 16th century of an Indian planting seed with the aid of a digging stick in a wattle-enclosed garden found in an anonymous manuscript entitled Histoire Naturelle des Indes, now known as the Drake Manuscript in the Pierpont Morgan

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Taina Laaksoharju and Erja Rappe

the park J. Atten. Disord. 12 402 409 Ulrich, R.S. 1999 Effects of gardens on health outcomes: Theory and research 27 86 Cooper Marcus C. Barnes M. Healing gardens Therapeutic benefits and design recommendations, Wiley New York Waliczek, T.M. Bradley

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Kim E. Hummer

. “ Læce ” in Old English means healer; a leechbook was a physician's desk reference ( Rohde, 1922 ). Leechbooks were consulted to determine what kind of blood letting was necessary, if any, whether the patient should rest more or exercise more, if a change

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Andrea L. Medina-Holguín, Sandra Micheletto, F. Omar Holguín, Jaime Rodriguez, Mary A. O'Connell, and Charles Martin

, Hispanics and Native American tribes of the Southwest have relied on A. californica for its healing properties using both roots/rhizomes and leaves. Traditional uses vary widely and include treatment of cold and flu symptoms, pain and inflammation