Please note that our group programs are either open to the public or closed. Closed group programs are customized to serve a specific group or organization.

Art in Nature

An arts-based program for adults 18 and up living with spinal cord injury or other neuro-muscular diseases. This program connects the creative art process to the mindful qualities of nature for spiritual, emotional and mental wellness. Meets twice per month on Fridays. Last summer session will meet on July 9th and will resume on August 27th. To register, contact alex@trellishta.org.

Meets 10:30 to noon on the 2nd and 4th Fridays of the month beginning August 27, 2021.

Stroke Survivors Support Group

A monthly group for adults 18 and up that focuses on socializing in a small group setting held in our wheelchair-accessible greenhouse. Sessions focuses on a specific horticulture topic with participants engaging in a hands-on activity and enjoying a garden-inspired snack. Come join us! Caregivers are welcome. To register, contact rachel@trellishta.org.

Meets 10:00 to 11:30 on the 2nd Tuesday of each month: Aug 10, Sept 14, Oct 12, Nov 9 and Dec 14, 2021.

Shepherd Center Gardening for Health & Wellness Clinic

A quarterly Health and Wellness horticulture half day clinic for participants diagnosed with spinal cord, brain injury, stroke and other neurological diagnoses. The next event will be held on Thursday, October 8, 2021 and will introduce participants to horticulture and gardening for overall wellness. For more information and to register, contact Jenny.Dilaura@shepherd.org.

Meets 9:30 to noon: Thurs, October 8, 2021


An indoor garden therapy-based program for adults 18 and up living with spinal cord injury or other neuro-muscular diseases. Participants will enjoy fun, garden-based make-and-take tabletop activities, learn new skills and socialize. Sessions meet the last Friday of each month through December. To register, contact wendy@trellishta.org.

Meets 1:00 to 2:30pm: Upcoming sessions July 30, Aug 27 and Sept 24.

The Veteran’s Victory Garden

A garden-based program focused on creating gardens and growing plants for veterans living with the challenges of post-traumatic stress. Sessions meet on the 1st and 3rd Fridays of each month and focus on the healing and restorative benefits that caring for plants and exposure to nature can have on trauma-recovery. For more information, contact wendy@trellishta.org.

Meets 10:30 to noon: Upcoming sessions July 16 and 30, Aug 6 and 20, Sept 3 and 17.

Green Growers

A summer program for Howard Middle School students with autism to engage in garden-based projects while practicing life-readiness skills related to attention, communication, and cooperation. For more information, contact rachel@trellishta.org.

Meets 9 am to noon: June 30 through July 7.

The Ability Garden
at Callanwolde
980 Briarcliff Road NE
Atlanta, GA 3030