5 Benefits of gardening for your health and wellbeing

1: Better physical health through activity and exercise, strengthening your muscles to improve mobility

2: Improvement to your mental health, with a real feeling of purpose and achievement whilst out in the fresh air

3: Reduces feelings of isolation and exclusion by connecting with others and being in a group or with someone else

4: Learning and gaining new skills to help you in your own garden and increase opportunities of employment

5: Simply the enjoyment and good feeling you get from being surrounded by nature in the great outdoors