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Therapeutic Benefits of Gardening



There’s been a lot written about the therapeutic benefits of gardening. It gets you out in the sunshine and fresh air, it’s exercise and it also gives you a great sense of achievement.


I’m not green fingered at all so I stick to container gardening 🙂. There’s definitely something satisfying to creating little pots of glorious colour and watching them grow over the months/ years.


Having pretty flowers can also make you feel happy when returning home after a stressful day at work.


A study back in 2010 found that gardening and reading helped reduce stress levels, with gardening having a significantly stronger reduction in cortisol levels!


Study:

https://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/1359105310365577


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