Thursday, October 29, 2015

8 Reasons Everyone Should Try Their Hand at Gardening

Gardening is such an amazing way to stay healthy, I can’t recommend it enough. There are so many benefits to trying your hand at gardening, I’m surprised more people don’t do it. If this is something you’ve always wanted to try but never quite got around to it, read on for 8 reasons why you should!

Develop a Healthy Hobby
Gardening is a healthy hobby. Everybody should have a hobby! Hobbies allow us to do something we enjoy for a while without having to worry about the stresses in our everyday lives. We improve skills, have some fun, and get some all important me time. Not only that, gardening is healthy as far as hobbies go.

Get Fresh Air and Vitamin D
Gardening allows us to get fresh air and vitamin D as we expose ourselves to sunlight. Many of us don’t get outside enough, but a hobby like gardening allows us to do just that.

Improve Certain Skills
Gardening can help us to improve certain skills. You’ll become a whizz at planting flowers, arranging them so they look nice, and knowing when a flower is going to bloom. You can learn a lot from getting into a hobby like gardening.

Grow Your Own Tasty Treats
One thing I love about this hobby is that you can grow your own tasty treats. You can begin to grow your own fruit and veg, which has also been proven to be healthier than buying them from a store. When you can buy dessert apple trees to plant in your own garden, I don’t know why you’d wait.

Learn About Different Plants
As you garden, you’ll learn all about different plants and what it takes to maintain them. You can read books and even use apps to help you learn as much as possible!

Make Friends Through a New Hobby
You don’t need to garden alone. You could end up making lots of friends through your new hobby. There are clubs you can join and groups online you can join to speak to people. You can share tips, interesting facts, and help one another. It’s great to be a part of the gardening community.

Feel Less Stressed
Gardening helps us to feel less stressed every day. Being outdoors in the fresh air, around lots of flowers is a great way to reduce stress. Not only that, as gardening is light exercise, we also get a rush of endorphins. What more reason could you want to try out this hobby?

Improve Your Garden
It goes without saying that getting into a hobby like this will not only make you a better person, but improve your garden too! Your curb appeal will go through the roof, and your friends will love the way your garden looks. You’ll also create a lovely space for yourself to take time and relax.

Are you convinced that you should try gardening yet? You will be as soon as you see all of the amazing ways it can help to improve your life! Let me know what you think. Bye for now!