What is gardening? It’s the best way to spend your free time usefully. So many people all over the world are doing gardening as a hobby. There are many kinds of leisure time activities such as photography, philately, playing video games, and reading. But I think gardening is the best.
If you like you can do gardening as self-employment. Not only that, it is good exercise for your body and brain too. You can grow plants like vegetables, fruits, and flowers in your garden. First, you have to understand your climate and decide which plants to grow. You have to dig the earth and plant them. Always we must protect the plants like our children. Remember, they need your love and care.
So we have to know the things that they want. They want different things such as water, sunlight, and soil. It may be necessary to water the plants in your garden regularly. You can see how your plants grow. Also, it can add a lot to your life. Gardening not only gives you enjoyment but also gives a good income.
This COVID-19 pandemic has caused a crisis throughout the world. According to the specialists in this field, this pandemic will cause a food shortage in the near future. So growing the food crops may be the best investment for tomorrow’s world. It doesn’t matter the size of the cultivation. It can be a huge plantation or a home garden. Do as you can. Plant as you can.
What are the main benefits of doing gardening as a hobby?
There are so many advantages to gardening. Ok, I will tell you one by one.
- You can get fresh, healthy fruits and vegetables by gardening.
- Also, you can sell your harvest to the market and get a good income.
- It’s good exercise and a great experience.
- You can do it without going outside with your family members.
- Gardening improves relationships between people.
- Everyone can get so many health benefits from gardening.
- Gardening is a great practice in mindfulness.
Health Benefits of Gardening
Well, gardening improves your physical and mental health. You can get healthy food from your home garden. I think you know that gardening is good for the heart and weight control. Not only sunlight helps plants grow but also it lowers your blood pressure as increasing vitamin D levels. Gardening can help to reduce your risk of stroke. Actually, it is very helpful in weight maintenance too.
Gardening as a hobby is a good way to relieve stress from work and it is love to see many kinds of fruits, vegetables, and beautiful flowers in your garden. The fresh wind which comes from the flower beds refreshes you and wash away your weariness. Actually, it reduces stress and improves mental health. In this time period, home gardening will be a good hobby and a good exercise for you. So try to do as you can. Stay safe!