Brighter Days Are Right Around the Corner!

It’s that time of year. Spring is here, and we are just as excited as you are to start planting and preparing our veggie gardens and flower beds. Especially in these uncertain times, with rumors of pandemic, fear in the air, social separation and quarantines, uncertainty on what advice to follow, or which media reports to believe, there is no better activity to undertake than that of cultivating life, health, and plants. 

Gardening can serve as a health benefit in the short term, as well as in the long term.

With the world around us seemingly shut down for the time being, spending all our time indoors can be the source of much stress, anxiety, and depression. Even if you aren’t a pro-gardener, or historically don’t have the greenest of thumbs, instead of binging Netflix or sleeping all day long, get outside and play in the dirt with some plants.  

Working with nature has been shown to relieve stress, directly reducing the symptoms of depression and anxiety.  

Gardening is also an easy way to burn calories, with an hour of gardening burning more calories than going for a walk. With many of our gyms closed, this is a great way to get in some p