Modern living tends to sever your connection to the natural world, and many are now starting to recognize just how important a connection with the land is for health and happiness.
Health benefits associated with gardening run the gamut from stress relief to improved mental health, better nutrition and of course, exercise. In fact, some suggest a revival of home gardening could improve the health and well-being of entire nations. According to a recent BBC article:2
"Pilot schemes for general practitioners (GPs) to prescribe gardening are under way, while school gardening Read more