Gardening Just Twice a Week Improves Wellbeing and Prunes Your Stress, Says New Study
A new study reveals a significant association between gardening more frequently and improvements in wellbeing, perceived stress and physical activity.
The study from Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) surveyed more than 6,000 people, and results indicate that those who garden every day have wellbeing scores 6.6% higher and stress levels 4.2% lower than people who don’t garden at all.
RHS Wellbeing Fellow and lead author, Dr Lauriane Chalmin-Pui says; “This is the first time the ‘dose response’ to gardening has been tested and the evidence overwhelmingly suggests that the more frequently you garden—the greater the health benefits.
“In fact gardening every day has the same positive impact on wellbeing than…