Friday, October 4, 2013
Intrinsic Benefits of Gardening
According to the Horticultural Society of New York, which has practiced "horticultural therapy" with Rikers Island inmates since 1989, the list of benefits is a long one: "stress reduction, mood improvement, alleviation of depression, social growth, physical and mental rehabilitation and general wellness."
Wow! Well, there you go. No wonder I'm in such good mental shape! ;)
Could you use a little stress reduction and mood improvement?
If you've ever thought about gardening but don't know where to begin, check back in tomorrow. I've got just the solution for you. :)