Health Benefits

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There are many different aspects of the health benefits of gardening.  Please take a look at the following articles to learn more…

Farmer’s Almanac

“In addition to being an inexpensive source of fresh, local produce, and an enjoyable pastime, gardening also provides many important health benefits. Here’s a look at just a few of the ways raising a garden can keep you healthy….”  Read More

AARP

“In addition to providing nutritious veggies and fruits for your dinner table and beautiful flowers to decorate it, gardening offers a variety of health benefits…” Read More

Michigan State University

“Gardening can reduce stress and mental clarity while also helping to prevent everything from coronary disease to colon cancer…” Read More

Reader’s Digest

“Sure, you knew gardening was fun, and who doesn’t love fresh flowers? But did you know it can also boost self-esteem, keep colds at bay, and even give you a killer handshake?…” Read More

CNN

“Why gardening is good for your health…  Many gardeners view their hobby as the perfect antidote to the modern world, a way of reclaiming some of the intangible things we’ve lost in our busy, dirt-free lives….”  Read More