Today, gardening is so much practiced by people of all ages as it has widely spread all over and people are loving it. It is not only about the planting of the seeds and been there to take care of them until they grow but also about how it is of help to the human body. The food that is harvested in the gardens is very healthy due to the nutrients the food has. Idleness brings about someone having a lot of thoughts that can be negative and bring about stress and with gardening such instances can be avoided. It gives a person the opportunity to be doing something constructive. Gardening brings about sense of fulfillment and makes one exercise his or her body without really knowing that he or she is doing so. The same way gardening makes a piece of land productive is the same way it makes a person feel productive and this boosts someone’s self-esteem as he or she has seen the positivity of gardening.
With gardening been a way of exercising the body, it helps with the heart matters ensuring that the heart stays healthy and very strong. People with gardening as a habit rarely visit the hospitals as their bodies are healthy and fit meaning they rarely get sick as their immune system is very strong. Too much sitting is not good for the body and that is why gardening is great as it makes the people to at least stand and among other things. Gardening helps people get to maintain their hands strength as the hands do a lot of digging, lifting and watering around the garden. The hands becoming strong is like a bonus that comes with practicing gardening. The sun that is there during gardening makes it possible for the people to have Vitamin D in their body which help in fighting colds.
The old are able to feel useful to the community again through practicing gardening. The garden also gets dirty from all the leaves and food scraps and even though they can decompose it is always better for them to be removed from the garden for them to stop shading the crops from the sun. Gardeners are advised to use the back bin to collect the dirt and put it away from the garden and the yard of a home that can be having these waste products. With a clean garden and yard, a person is able to keep the animals from the yard. One does not necessarily have to go to the stores to buy a back bin as it is possible for them to be made in a person’s home.