Gardening and Wellbeing

Gardening involves fresh air, exercise and being outside, close to nature and in the elements.  Being in the garden can have great health benefits so we have collected a range of articles and videos to inspire you.  Have a look at the resources below to find out the proven benefits that gardening can have on your health and wellbeing.

The Royal Horticultural Society have written this article covering research done into the benefits of spending time in the garden.  And for a more technical view, they have written this article from the point of view of scientists.  If you have ever wondered why gardening is good for your health, Thrive have put together five reasons for getting into the garden over here.


Discover how to layer daffodil, tulip and crocus bulbs in a pot to create a long-lasting display in this practical video with expert advice from Kevin Smith.
Gardens provide a great habitat for local birds and listening to their birdsongs is very relaxing.  Discover which foods are suitable for garden birds in this practical video with advice from wildlife expert, Kate Bradbury.

 

 

 

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