It’s Spring Time! Time to stir from your sofa of winter hibernation, feel the sap rising and get outside and start gardening. That’s great. After all gardening is an excellent way to get physical activity. And active people are less likely than inactive people to have health issues such as be obese, have high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis, heart disease, stroke, depression, colon cancer, premature death etc etc. I think you get the picture. Exercise like gardening is a good thing. Indeed, we should all be active for at least 4 hours a week. That includes activities that raise your breathing rate and heart rate and that strengthen your muscles. And that includes gardening.
But before you rush out and do yourself a mischief, read these four quick top tips for a Spring time of happy gardening.