Our native false sunflower, Heliopsis helianthoides and New England aster, Symphyotrichum novae-angliae in the berm
(photo by C. Rempel)
Gardening is good for your health
I wish to thank last week’s gardening volunteers for their efforts. Joan Ashdown, Joan Hill, Candice Rice, and John Rowell.
Besides the benefit of caring for our property and getting your name in the Shining Chalice, you can also increase the feel-good hormones in your brain by gardening. According to a 2007 British study, breathing in the smell of dirt may lighten your mood as the bacteria increases serotonin levels. Here’s the link to the study:
and here’s a link to an article that speaks to the positive mental health of gardening in general:
To get some of those benefits, please join me this Sunday afternoon at 2 pm. Please email email@example.com or call 647-897-6415 so I know whom to expect.