Benefits of Gardening

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Did you know there were health benefits from gardening ?  Below I have listed a few.

  • Gardening helps to relieve stress and provide mental clarity.
  • It can help to reduce the risk of obesity.
  • Considered a moderate intensity level activity.
  • It helps to brighten your mood.
  • Gardening can be gratifying and provides an excellent source of fresh produce.
  • Gardening gets you out in the fresh air and sunshine  and it also gets your blood moving.
  • The food you grow yourself is the freshest food.
  • Home gardens filled with fruits and vegetables, is the healthiest food you can eat.

There are several leafy vegetables you can plant and harvest.

purple-cabbage

Purple Cabbage

arugula

Arugula

green-and-white-kale

Kale

oregano

Oregano

swiss-chard

Swiss Chard

You can prepare fresh and healthy salads using these !

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