Brooding On

Intrinsic Benefits of Gardening

According to the Horticultural Society of New York, which has practiced "horticultural therapy" with Rikers Island inmates since 1989, the list of benefits is a long one:  "stress reduction, mood improvement, alleviation of depression, social growth, physical and mental rehabilitation and general wellness."

Wow!  Well, there you go.  No wonder I'm in such good mental shape!  ;)

Could you use a little stress reduction and mood improvement?

If you've ever thought about gardening but don't know where to begin, check back in tomorrow.  I've got just the solution for you.  :)