Grow A Garden Of Wellness

Posted on May 10, 2020


In an increasingly stressful world that’s full of technology, don’t you get tired of checking emails and scrolling through Facebook and Twitter posts? There are only so many videos you can watch before your eyeballs get tired and you just need to sleep!

With the world being so “modern” today, what about old-fashioned ideas and things? What about planting a garden this year? It doesn’t have to be huge or elaborate. But just digging your hands in some dirt can help you grow a “garden of wellness.”

For instance, when you dig in soil you’re stirring up “Mycobacterium vaccae.” This stimulates the release of serotonin in the brain– nature’s mood booster! And then there are the things you plant– they can be eaten later on, providing your body with organic herbs and veggies that are rich in nutrients. Gardening is great for those who want to use some of their free time to do something relaxing and peaceful– and something useful!

When gardening, do your best to use healthy topsoil, since that can help your plants grow well over the course of a season. Basically, you want to plant plants in nutrient-rich dirt. Oftentimes, people add some natural fertilizers/compost to their soil in order to improve its quality.

In your “wellness garden,” what should you plant? Some good suggestions include garlic, spinach, and kale. Of course, you’ll choose what you like and/or what you’d like to give to friends and family. Even if it’s something simple like a few pots of tomato plants, at least it’s something– never underestimate small beginnings!

One of the nice things about gardening for wellness is that you get to nurture your garden over time and show it off to visitors. Furthermore, you can get family members such as grandkids to help cultivate the land/pick the veggies so there’s a sense of shared purpose. Think of all the things you could plant now which could end up being used in salads, on top of healthy pizzas, or to help jazz up meat and potato dinners!

If you’re looking for something to do that’s productive and fun, gardening could easily become your new favorite hobby. Plus, you can get family members or neighbors involved, so you get to spend time together growing organic foods you’ll use. Gardening for wellness is also good for getting people outdoors into the fresh air, and it does involve some exercise, too.

Need some tips on bending down to garden and such? Want some ideas regarding what to plant here in Minnesota? Talk to the chiropractor at Lakewoods about your gardening for wellness plans. Make an appointment at Lakewoods Chiropractic in Forest Lake, MN, by calling the office at 651-464-0800 or emailing info@lakewoodschiropractic.com.

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