Here’s advice: Go get dirty! Yup…dig, water, pot, plant. You’re really not into all that gardening stuff? Once you hear the many wonderful health benefits you can get from not just eating veggies but from growing them as well, we bet you’ll be digging down to find your own inner gardener!
Welcome to the Bottom Line Guide to Healthier Gardening for a Healthier You! With the articles below, you’ll find out about pain-free raking and weeding…nutritious, easy-to-grow (and very tasty!) vegetables that you probably never heard of…and a garden that even hay fever sufferers can enjoy. Also check out the houseplant that keeps you mentally alert…flowers that don’t just look good—they also taste good…why being an “active” gardener protects you from a certain age-related hand problem…how to win the war against weeds without using dangerous toxins…and much more.
Read below for more about these and other ways that gardening can make you healthier…and be even more rewarding!
The Buff Gardener
The Great Gardening Workout
The Right Way to Rake
Stretch the Right Muscles Before You Garden
Protect Your Hands While Gardening
Eat Flowers…Grow Your Own Tea
Homegrown Herbal Tea
Grow Medicine in Your Garden!
Edible Flowers: How to Choose and Use Them
How to Grow and Use Rose Hips
Plants to Keep You Healthy…and Those That Don’t
The Most Healthful Plants
Walk Barefoot On the Grass and Let the Earth Energize Your Body
Beautiful Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air
Best Gardens for Allergic People
How to Garden with Allergies
Backyard Plants Can Be Poisonous
Winning the Weed Wars the Safe Way
How Can I Get Rid of the Weeds on My Lawn Without Using Toxic Chemicals?
Weed-Free Garden…with Ease
Spraying the Yard or Garden for Ticks
The Farmer’s Market in Your Backyard
Easy-to-Grow Vegetables You’ve Never Tried
How to Grow Perfect Tomatoes
How to Grow Delicious Tomatoes…Problem-Free
5 Edible Weeds That Are Probably Growing in Your Yard
Growing the Right Vegetables Saves $$$$
Date: April 21, 2015 (Updated 4/21/16)
Publication: Bottom Line Health