Gardening for Mind, Body and Soul

How to Nurture Your Well-Being with Nature

  • Imprint: Vie
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 160
  • Price: £12.99
  • Publication date: 10 February 2022
  • ISBN: 9781800071629

About the book

Discover the joys and health-giving benefits of nurturing a garden

We have long been aware of the positive effects of spending time in nature and how it can be a powerful antidote to the stresses of modern life. Science now tells us that cultivating a green space of our own can be restorative and even transformative for our physical and mental well-being, with a proven ability to reduce depression and anxiety, boost our happiness levels and provide a feeling of balance and calm.

Gardening for Mind, Body and Soul will help you:

  • Discover which plants to grow for scent that can be both uplifting and soothing.
  • Find out what to plant to reduce local air pollution.
  • Learn about birdsong and how it can boost happiness and creativity.
  • Experience the wonders of growing plants from seeds, and how it teaches us to slow down and appreciate the simple things.

 

About the author

Annie Burdick is a writer, editor and community inclusion specialist for disabled adults. She lives in Oregon with her partner and rescue dog and loves finding new adventures in her spare time. She has written for Eater, The Spruce, O.School, Llewellyn's Herbal Almanac, and other publications.