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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 …

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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 …

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 …

5 ways gardening is underrated. Discover the gardening benefits for mind, body and soul #gardening #gardener #gardenforhealth #ecotherapy
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5 ways gardening is underrated.

Gardening benefits everyone Gardening benefits the mind, body and soul yet it still gets a bit of a wrap for being one of those activities which only suits a certain type of person. It does carry a stereotype with it. Although gardening has become more popular over the past few …

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Prepare your garden for spring. Follow these 5 top spring garden tips

Spring clean your garden Gardens up and down the land, are slowly waking from their winter slumber. As little shoots poke their heads out of the ground and dormant plants stretch and yawn us keen gardeners are bursting to get outdoors and crack on with our gardening plans for the year …

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Gardening personality, how would you describe yours?

Does your gardening personality reflect your day-to-day personality ?   Some of us like a clutter free home, with everything in its place. Many people like nick knacks, trinkets and their home to look busy. Other people are minimalistic. Some people are care free with their cooking, a dash of this …

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National gardening week

Get Gardening! Its National Gardening Week. The 10th – 16th April 2017 is National Gardening Week. It was set up by the Royal Horticultural Society to promote gardening and celebrate the joys that gardening can offer. The purpose of the week is to help make gardening more accessible to everyone. To …

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Spring Has Sprung ! Full Of The Joys Of Spring.

? Spring In My Step ? Springtime is here ! March 20th is the start of the astronomical Spring. It feels to have been a long time coming over winter. I love being outdoors and always miss my garden terribly over winter.  Therefore I am thrilled to say that Springtime has …

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