There are many benefits of gardening for mental health. Leading studies such as those done by the Mental Health journal show that 90% of adults reported improved mental health and wellness after taking part in gardening sessions. They also showed signs of increased motivation and confidence. Gardening is not only a great way to unwind and de-stress, it is also a good form of physical exercise. The Physical Effects of Gardening Physical exercise is a fantastic way to boost mood….
Jo Manfredi-Hamer’s Mental Health Garden awarded gold at the Harrogate Flower Show at the end of April. We were thrilled to be involved with this year’s Harrogate Flower Show by donating products to The Mental Health Garden by Jo Manfredi-Hamer. The garden was designed to raise awareness of mental health suffering and recovery, something designer Jo had helped support a loved one through in the past. Various elements in the garden were carefully selected to reflect the mental health journey….