3 Perks of Gardening

plants-in-pots-818718_1280Do you love to garden? If you’re like me, a simple pot on the patio is all the gardening you do, but it is still something. Regardless of what kind of gardener you are, there are a lot of health benefits associated with getting your hands dirty.

Did you know that working in your yard can reduce stress? Gardening can help you clear your mind and lose yourself in the tranquility. There is something about digging in the dirt and puttering around the yard that boost your spirits, proves a good source of exercise and wellbeing.  

Gardening can also boost your creativity. Take a moment to unplug from technology and reconnect with your creative self. Outside, in nature, can be a great time for probleming solving and even meditate.

Another perk about gardening is it gives you the chance to give back to your community. If you live in an area where your own garden is not an option, there are community gardens where you can volunteer. This is a fun way to meet new people and grow food that will not only benefit you, but those around you…plus the environment.

What are some of your favorite aspects of gardening? Do you have any great tips? Come, share your tales on Facebook.