Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 18, 2020

Gardening boosts your mood as much as some types of exercise

The Independent Tribune reports on a study showing that gardening boosts your mood as many types of exercise

The study shows that gardening boosts people’s moods by as much as some common types of exercise, like cycling and walking. That boost is available whether it is done alone or with others, on a city balcony or in a suburban lawn, and it seems to be particularly strong for women and low-income people. And while all types of gardening were shown to be beneficial to mental health, people who grow their own food seem to take particular joy in tending to their plants.

Red full article Gardening boosts your mood as much as some types of exercise, study finds | News | independenttribune.com


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