Tag - health

exercise in the garden

Get Fit and Healthy in the Garden Using These 7 Steps

Finding a health and fitness regime we enjoy and want to continue in the long term can be elusive for so many people. Jogging can be exhausting, spin classes daunting and yoga just sends us to sleep – making it a struggle to get that all important exercise. So, you can imagine how overjoyed we were to discover scientific research shows that gardening can boast many of some of the health and fitness benefits provided by jogging, swimming and [...]

mindfulness in the garden

A Beginner’s Guide to Mindfulness in the Garden

Mindfulness is the mental state of being calmly and consciously aware of what is happening in our body and mind, as well as in our surrounding area. Stemming from ancient Buddhist traditions and practices; increased mindfulness can help us improve our mental clarity, concentration, emotional flexibility, empathy and tolerance whilst also reducing stress and rumination. (more…)