The health benefits of gardening

It’s no secret to those of us that love gardening that time spent tending to our flowers, or growing our fruit and vegetables can leave a warm feeling of well-being that brightens up even the worst day. This got us thinking about the multitude of benefits gardening can offer and inspired us to find out exactly how having green fingers can positively influence our health.

From the calories burned from keeping a garden in tip-top condition, to the mood enhancing and stress busting effects of chemicals found to be released from gardening - we have explored the great health benefits that getting your hands dirty can bring!

So check out our infographic below for yet more reasons to get gardening (as if you needed them)!

 

Health benefits of gardening infograph