Health & Wellbeing
Stress is a worldwide 21st century problem that can cause physical problems such as higher blood pressure, muscle tension and digestive problems, while long-term stress can lead to serious health issues including depression and anxiety.
Gardening has been proven through years of research and real life studies to dramatically improve both the mental health and wellbeing of the population but also the physical health through garden maintenance.If you have an article of interest please contact us
Green space reduces migraines
Researchers have found a lower incidence of 15 illnesses – including depression, anxiety, heart disease, diabetes, asthma, and migraines – in people who lived within half a mile of green space.
A prescription for fresh air and green space
The NHS has committed to a having team of 1,000 social prescribing professionals to support mental health – the largest investment anywhere by a national health system
The Natural Health Service
It is increasingly acknowledged that gardens and green spaces are associated with better physical, social and mental health.
Communities turning to gardening for health benefits
Private allotments are being transformed into community gardens around the region.
Voting starts in Dobbie's 'helping your community grow' initiative
A SCHOOL in York is hoping to win community support for its bid to create a garden area for students struggling with their emotional and mental health.
7 Benefits of Keeping Snake Plants In Your Home
Many household plants are strategically placed for decoration and to maintain feng shui. But did you know that some of these same plants also have health benefits?
Everyday Calorie Burners
Find out which everyday activities burn the most calories and how you can make them just a little bit more challenging, to raise your fitness level.
How to cultivate wellbeing through gardening
Gardening is proven to help mental health and is prescribed by the NHS.
UK could grow up to 40% of its own fruit and vegetables by using urban green spaces
Britain could grow up to eight times its current production of fruit and vegetables if all available urban and under-used green space were turned to cultivation, new research has shown.