Time for Some Summer Garden Therapy

Garden therapy is a great way to connect with nature and boost your mood. Beautify your environment while creating a relaxing and self-care routine.  Getting outside and surrounded by colorful flowers can help to uplift your spirits and give you a sense of calm. Even if you don’t have a lot of space, you can still enjoy the benefits of gardening by potting some plants on your patio or balcony. Garden therapy is an ideal way to simply relax.

You don’t have to have a green thumb to enjoy the benefits of blocking out the world and creating your own emotional oasis. There is something very therapeutic about seeing something go from nothing to something. If you don’t have a lot of space, you can still grow a variety of flowers and plants in containers. Gardening may be your solution to stealing some time to relax and de-stress.

Garden therapy is a type of therapy that uses gardens as a setting for healing. Garden therapy can help people with physical, mental, or emotional health problems. The first garden therapy program was developed in the United Kingdom in the early 1940s. Garden therapy programs are now common in many countries. The therapy is usually provided by trained professionals such as occupational therapists, horticulturalists, and nurses. Garden therapy programs often include activities such as planting, weeding, and watering plants.

Imagine yourself simply spending time in a garden, looking at flowers, or listening to the sound of water flowing in a fountain.

During the lockdown, I remember how much joy it brought me to just go outside and walk around the yard even it if was for a short period of time. It was soothing to my soul.


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