Garden Therapy

Posted by Tammy Sons on Dec 18, 2017

Gardening For Therapy

Most people in their lifetimes suffer from mental ailments, arthritis, or depression of some sort. Gardening is probably the best therapy for anyone needing to get their mind off things that are making them sick with constant worry.

Planting trees or even making a flower garden filled with beautiful blooms of color with perennials, native grasses, or anything you enjoy will certainly be an attribute in helping you cope with many illnesses’. Most people face other types of problems in everyday life and coping after, for example, the loss of a loved one.

Many people choose to have a tree planting memorial to remember the one they love for decades as they watch the trees grow. That allows the community to help by purchasing any tiny seedlings or plants and distributing them to a local area for planting. That also helps provide much-needed oxygen, plus it makes everyone that participates in the planting remember the loved one that has passed away by the planting event memorial.

For people that are elderly, most love to plant anything, from flowers to vegetable gardens. Doctors also recommend this for helping their joints with low-impact exercises while aiding their mental capabilities also.