Thank you for taking the time to read my idea! As for the structure of the program, I plan for the idea to be an offsite greenhouse (transportation can be provided) near hospitals and rehab facilities. The meetings will likely start off with time to talk to one another, planting time, and time to snack on some plants and chat some more. The program should not run for more than 2.5 hours, it is a short time for relaxation with some company. Each participant will be able to choose their own plant to grow, and will be able to take it home when it is fully grown.
Because participants will most likely be going to the program on a regular basis, spending time with one another and taking part in activities together, bonds will naturally be formed over time. I hope that spending time with others also facing struggles will be able to create a sense of community between the participants, and provide support for each of the individuals. This is still a work in progress, so thank you for your feedback!