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
Why is gardening so good for your mental and physical health?
The science behind this classic outdoor mindfulness exercise
A Simple Guide to how Gardening can Help with Your Health and Wellbeing
According to recent research, up to 20% of the UK population may need additional mental health support thanks to the Pandemic and its effect on our lives.
Surge in front garden greenery will boost wellbeing and help the environment
Research shows, front garden greenery has grown by an area 70 times the size of Hyde Park since 2015.
Benefits of Having Plants Indoors
Indoor gardening is becoming more popular and its not surprising when you read about the benefits of living and working with indoor plants.
The RHS Flourish Fund
With grants of up to £15,000 available, the Flourish Fund is part of The RHS's commitment to promote diversity and inclusion in horticulture – helping more people to realise the power of plants
Covid: How have allotments helped people during the pandemic?
During the coronavirus pandemic, waiting lists for an allotment have swelled. The BBC visited one site to find out what these small patches of land mean to those who cultivate them.
Love The Garden: Gardening in June
June is the beginning of summer and you should now start to see the results of all the work done earlier in the year.
What to plant in a hanging basket
A hanging basket makes for a beautiful outdoor accessory but it’s not always east to decide on what you should plant in them.
50 things to do before you're 11¾
Get your kids closer to nature with ‘50 things to do before you’re 11¾’. There’s plenty of outdoor activities to do all year round, from watching the sunset to creating some wild art. Many can be done...