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Why Gardening is Good for Your Health

By Gfl

Research shows that gardening is hugely beneficial not just for your physical health, but your mental health too!

A new infographic from our friends at What Shed reveals many of the ways that gardening can improve your health and your mood. Did you know for example that regularly spending time in the garden could reduce the risk of a heart attack or stroke by up to 27%? Or that gardening can lower the risk of obesity by as much as 62%? And that’s not all – gardening can relieve stress, reduce tiredness and even improve memory and spatial awareness!

Check out the infographic below to find out more.

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gardening for your health infographic


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