Surrounding yourself with greenery has been proven to make you feel better. Green is calming and it doesn’t matter if you have 5 plants or 500 you will feel some positive effects of a few plants in your life. Spending time outside tending to plants will reduce blood pressure, give a sense of calm and be beneficial to the immune system.
Its time to immerse you and your family in the world of plants. A social prescription (non-medical treatments) are widely used across the world to tackle loneliness, anxiety and depression.
Tips for Stress Release Gardening.
- Find a calm spot in the garden and place a chair, bench or a few cushions. Preferable with a view to a tree or green foliage. Use this space as a time out or to unwind for a few minutes throughout the day.