Gardening tips

The benefits of gardening

Gardening – the key to a healthy life.  With a huge amount of pressure being put on cleaning up our environment and caring for the planet, it’s no surprise that gardening has been highlighted as a potential remedy. It’s been known for many years that plants can help purify the air by absorbing carbon dioxide, however it has since been discovered that plants also absorb other gases and volatile organic compounds. So not only will planting your garden make it look beautiful, it will also help our planet! Lack of physical activity can have an adverse affect on your life quality, therefore it is important to try to keep active. With an increasing percentage of our population working at a desk all day, it’s easy to forget about exercise – which is why gardening is so important. Planting bulbs, mowing the lawn, pot...