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Masks are still required in healthcare settings per CDC and state health department guidelines.
It’s true. Even some hospitals and rehabilitation centers include garden-tending in speech, occupational, physical and recreational therapy.
Gardens are a natural setting for maintaining or regaining balance and strengthening grip. And for those recovering from stroke or brain injuries, it can help people relearn language skills.
Raised beds are best if it's painful for you to get down on or up from the ground. With a raised bed, you can tend your plants from a standing or seated position. You can also use pots for gardening, if your space is limited.
Health benefits of working in the garden include:
In many ways, gardening can add to your health and hope for years to come.
With spring coming, are you inspired to get outside? If you want help getting a garden started or if you want to take your skills to the next level, you can find resources nearby. Click below to find a master gardener resource in your area: