4. Garden for exercise
Gardening incorporates many important elements of accepted exercise regimes, such as stretching and stance, repetition and movement, and even resistance principles similar to those in weight training. On Average, gardening burns about 200 calories an hour!
5. It’s social.
You’ll have a bounty to share with friends and neighbors. You may also have a chance to introduce a person to how food plants grow. Also, there are gardening clubs of all sorts, and you’re sure to find plenty of like-minded people who love growing herbs & veggies!
6. It’s fun & rewarding
Let’s face it...growing our own delicious herbs & veggies is just plain fun! We get to: control what goes in our food, save money and enjoy the beautiful outdoors - all while gaining the benefit of healthy exercise. What could be more fun and rewarding?!