Gardening To Beat Stress, Burn Calories And Grow Healthy Food.
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One of the best ways for me to get back on track after a Winter of too much sitting, is to garden! Great way to exercise and burn calories while growing your own healthy vegetables fruit and flowers. I also find that being outside surrounded by nature is very Zen and helps to reduce my stress. All good for lowering the numbers on the scale and my Blood Pressure!
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I love to garden and I have found gardening has played a huge part in reaching my goals. Growing a garden is a lot of physical work and it gets me outside. I really enjoy growing my own salads, I know there are no harmful chemicals involved and taking my basket out to snitch leaves off my lettuce, spinach and chard is a stress free, relaxing, thankful experience. If you don't have enough land for a garden you can use containers on your patio or just set a pot outside anywhere. 436
Winter is a bleak and depressing time for me so I have learned how to grow cherry tomatoes and strawberries in my big sunny windows. Food can be fun and healthy!
267If you don't have space for a full size garden, a great way to incorporate fresh food into your diet is to plant container gardens. The accomplishment of growing & nurturing a tomato, pepper, carrot...plant or seed to produce nutrient rich, flavorful fresh food can't be beat.
Clay pots are usually less expensive & plant boxes are good for herbs and miniature carrots. It's really easy I promise you. I had my 1st container garden on a concrete patio outside my apartment years ago. That is how my passion for gardening started. It's that first flavor explosion bite, Enjoy!
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