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3 tips for garden safety

3 Tips To Improve Garden Safety For Seniors

3 Tips To Improve Garden Safety For Seniors.  When it comes to hobbies that help you age well, gardening has repeatedly ruled the lists. The benefits of gardening are well-documented, thanks to a host of studies. According to past research, taking up gardening in your later years can help reduce stress, aid in mental and […]

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Creating an Allergy-Free Garden for the Home

Creating an Allergy-Free Garden for the Home

Creating an Allergy-Free Garden for the Home.  Did you know American gardeners spend an astounding $48.7 Billion on lawn and gardens according to the annual National Gardening Survey? Gardening techniques and technology has advanced to the point where it is something that is possible both within an indoor and outdoor setting. What stops a lot […]

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Gardening For Older Generations

Gardening For Older Generations

Gardening For Older Generations. Recent research has revealed that roughly 2 million American seniors infrequently or never go out of their homes. The same research has indicated that going outside daily may help you live for longer. This is one reason why gardening is such a good option for older adults. As well as helping […]

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The Glory of Gardening

The Glory of Gardening Eat, Sleep, Plant

The Glory of Gardening: Eat, Sleep, Plant, Repeat More than a third of U.S. adults report insufficient sleep. In New Mexico alone 32.1% of the adult population report getting less than 7 hours sleep per night. Sleep deprivation is becoming an increasing problem in the modern world. Experts believe that the main causes of insufficient […]

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Design your perfect garden

A Secret Backyard Garden: Designing A Fairytale Garden

A Secret Backyard Garden.  Beautiful outdoor spaces are places to relax, feel inspired, and revel in the beauty of nature. Nothing is better for the heart or soul than time spent surrounded by beautiful living things. Fairytales always seem to feature a gorgeous palace garden or wildflower forest as the backdrop for the uplifting drama. […]

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Vegetable Gardening Tips

Growing a Healthy Garden

Growing a Healthy Garden: The Key to Weight Loss? Growing a Healthy Garden in hot climates.  Even though gardening in the Southwest U.S. presents a few challenges, it is still possible to grow a diverse range of fruits and vegetables right in your own backyard. In addition to the fresh taste and cost benefits of […]

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Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

Health Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

The health benefits of gardening for seniors.  For many seniors, gardening is the perfect post-retirement activity. It offers many benefits, both physical and mental, and there are plenty of programs available to enable this new hobby. In addition to health benefits, for people struggling to find new routine and rhythm to life after retirement gardening can […]

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Vegetable Gardening Tips

Grow your own food Healthy Lifestyle

  Grow your own food Healthy Lifestyle Flower gardens can be absolutely stunning. A properly landscaped garden is more than an eye-pleaser. It creates a healthy environment for families to spend time together as well as creating a filter for all those negative CO2 emissions that come with living in cramped cities. A garden is a […]

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Portrait of happy senior couple gardening in the park on a sunny

Gardening Safety Tips for Seniors

We often hear of seniors being encouraged to take up gardening, but how safe is it as an activity for the older generation? There’s no doubt that there are numerous benefits of gardening for people of all ages. But for older people, gardening helps maintain muscle strength, reduce depression and encourages a more positive outlook on life. Yet, […]

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