Month: April 2019

Oliver Sacks: The Healing Power of Gardens

A stroll through a garden may just be one of the most restorative, therapeutic pastimes there is. And “in many cases, gardens and nature are more powerful than any medication,” writes the late neurologist Oliver Sacks in this excerpt from a posthumous collection of his writings. As a writer, I find gardens essential to the creative process; as a physician, I take my patients to gardens...