31 May 2019

 

person gardening with soil in hands

 

The Amazing Health Benefits of Gardening

 

Gardening can provide us with beautiful plants, pleasant aromas and delicious fruits & vegetables, especially in the summertime! But did you know there are significant physical and mental health benefits to gardening as well? Horticultural therapy (engaging in gardening for its therapeutic benefits) is growing in popularity and it is easy to see why!

 

Given the reciprocal link between our mental and physical health, we know that maintaining a healthy life requires us to look after our mind as much as our body (and vice versa). Gardening is a rewarding activity that can positively improve both your mental and physical well being, contributing to a healthy and less stressful life. (more…)