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How Gardening Impacts Physical and Mental Health

A guest post by Brad Krause, highlighting the many ways Gardening impacts health both in terms of physical health and mental health. Gardening can be very appealing and soothing, especially for those who love nature. Besides giving your yard a beautiful sight, the view of growing plants and flowers adds …

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What Animals Should You Be Attracting to Your Garden?

Whether you live in the heart of the city or out in the countryside, your garden is often the perfect place to escape your daily pressures and worries. It is also a home to wildlife guests quietly searching for shelter or feeding opportunities. Studies show that UK is losing wildlife at …

Best indoor plants for mental health
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Best Indoor Plants for Your Mental Health

The numerous mental health benefits of gardening have long been proven. But aside from the calming effect of tending your garden and growing your plants, there are specific plants that can boost your mental health because of their natural components. If you’re someone who’s looking for a way to ease …

Well-being and ecotherapy. How to connect with nature.
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Well-Being and Ecotherapy. How To Connect With Nature.

This week is #MentalHealthAwarenessWeek 2021 and this years theme is #ConnectWithNature given that Gardening Love is all about the mental health benefits of nature and ecotherapy, I’m thrilled to be able to post on this topic in support of the Mental Health Foundation. Definition of Well-being Well-being is often defined …

How to do ecotherapy #EcoTherapy #GreenTherapy #Shinrin-Yoku
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What Is Ecotherapy? How do you use it?

Ecotherapy: The basics Ecotherapy is the experience of healing through a connection with the earth and nature. There are other terms and words used to describe healing with nature. Green therapy, forest bathing—also known as shinrin-yoku in Japan. Ecopsychology, and nature therapy all use the same principles of interacting and connecting …

Garden planter ideas. How to upcycle unwanted items into garden planters and plant pots. #recycle #upcycle #gardening #gardeningideas
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Garden planter ideas. How to upcycle in the garden.

Turn your junk into garden treasure As you all know, there are many garden planters on the market. Containers of all shapes and sizes, something for all gardens big and small. A variety of different materials and colours to turn your outdoor space into plant pot heaven. Lately more people …

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Small garden ideas. You don’t need a garden to garden.

  Small garden ideas for limited space If you need some ideas for your small garden space, then. You have come to the right place! There are so many misconceptions about gardening. One being that you need a large space for gardening. However that is just not true. Even with …

Mental health roundup. Blogposts from Gardening Love which encourage mental health discussion. Raising mental health awareness and using mental health issues as a talking point. #mentalhealthawarenessweek #mentalhealthtalk #mentalhealthmatters
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Mental Health Roundup: Encouraging Mental Health Discussion.

Mental Health Awareness: Blog Post Roundup Here at gardening love, I like to promote mental health awareness and encourage people to start the conversation. So I decided to kick the week off with a mental health roundup post! This week I will be focusing on the topic of my posts …


Springtime scavenger hunt

Children’s Spring nature hunt Spring is upon us and as always it’s a great time of year to head outside with the little ones. What better way to embrace to new season then with a springtime scavenger hunt. Going for a walk to the park or along the local footpaths …

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Inspiring nature quotes

The power of nature When we stop to notice nature, we gain so much. These inspiring nature quotes encourage us to slow down and appreciate the world around us has a great impact on our outlook. For me, nature is not just something pretty to look at, but it is …

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