Gardening Is Good for You
According to Science
Research shows that gardening may be beneficial for memory improvement.
1. Cognitive Stimulation
Numerous studies have linked stress reduction to gardening and other activities spent in nature.
2. Stress Reduction
When we are exposed to sunlight, our skin produces vitamin D, a key nutrient for maintaining a healthy immune system.
5. Immune System Support
The active movements involved in gardening—like bending, lifting, digging, and pulling—promote strength, balance, and flexibility.
6. Physical activity
From community gardens to gardening clubs to garden-based events, gardening can offer many opportunities for community engagement and social connection.
9. Social Interaction
Therapeutic gardening, also known as horticulture therapy, is treatment that uses plants and garden-related activities to help patients recover from illness and improve their physical and mental health.
10. Illness Recovery
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