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Why Do People Garden

Oct 13
by John French

 

Why Do People Garden – Top Benefits For Gardening Revealed

Gardening has a positive influence in several areas of our lives; like physical activity, mentally therapeutic and can even save some money. Gardening does not necessarily cost a lot of money and can fit in most any space. While you can get more out of your garden if you take the time to learn about the methods to follow, even a complete beginner can enjoy some immediate benefits by starting a garden.

If you don’t already have a garden, you should consider starting one for some very important reasons connected to the level of physical activity you get from this hobby, which is quite beneficial. One example is that the risk of osteoporosis can be greatly reduced. This is an issue that affects older women more as their bones become more brittle and thinner. Despite the fact that there are lots of exercises useful for improving your chances of prevention, gardening seems to be among the best because of the various types of exercise involved covering everything from flexibility, strength and aerobics due to the physical tasks you have to undertake. Diabetes is another problem gardening can help with. Eating a healthy diet, just like regular exercise, is vital to managing and preventing diabetes, which is much easier to do when you grow your own vegetables. Gardening can be a fantastic solo activity, but it can also be a way for the whole family to bond. There are many benefits to gardening, which are extremely useful if kids start at a young age. Many children today don’t spend much time outdoors, and may not get enough physical activity. It is actually disturbing how obese children are due to this lack of physical activity in their lives. Choosing to do gardening provides the benefit of getting the exercise that they need as well as an appreciation for nature. Overall, gardening is a fun filled activity that can not only provide exercise and food, but a family bonding experience like no other.

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Gardening is fun when you do it alone, that is much more exhilarating when participating with your community on a group level. Cooperating together at a community level is something that you may want to expand to if you are only doing a garden on your own. This provides a sociable atmosphere that everyone can enjoy. This also makes for the perfect excuse to get to know other people that are just like you, that like to garden and to do so everyday. You may have questions about garden design that more experienced gardeners can answer. The community can trade what they grow with one another. Due to the social networking possible with community gardening, they can bring like-minded people together in the community. Gardening is a learning experience, something that you will grow to understand as the years pass by. A garden gives you a healthy activity to engage it, it helps to beautify your property, and it can even give you a source of edible herbs, vegetables or fruits. Regardless of how much time you have, just by starting a small garden, you can start benefiting from gardening today.