We serve people of all ages and abilities, with a focus on those with special needs and disabilities. Our goal is to contribute to the mind, body, and spirit of the individuals we serve by improving their physical, psychological, recreational, educational, and social well-being. TALMAR is a leading provider of horticultural therapy programming for the community throughout Maryland and surrounding areas. Everyone is welcome at Therapeutic Alternatives of Maryland (TALMAR).

Our horticultural programming is beneficial to seniors, veterans, and special needs organizations. The goal of our programs is to educate and rehabilitate the individual through horticultural activities. TALMAR accommodates individuals and groups for one hour sessions with up to 6 participants. To schedule our services for individuals or groups, please email Tanya Ray or contact us at 410-825-2020.


TALMAR is pleased to announce our 2019 partnership with the VA in a pilot program that trains veterans in Sustainable Agriculture using classroom and practical experience.  Individuals are recruited by the Veterans Association. Please contact Vocational Rehabilitation Services Program Support 410-642-2411 ext. 5821