In this guest blog post, life coach Karen Liebenguth shares what this theme means to her.
Many of us draw on nature to nourish our wellbeing. This blog will introduce you to the Gardener’s Way: a set of approaches that show the parallels between cultivating your own wellbeing, and tending an organic garden.
From spending time outdoors and connecting with nature, to meeting neighbours and eating fresh delicious food: Getting involved in community food growing projects is an ideal way to contribute to your local area, get some exercise and learn something new!
Plant cover in UK front gardens has decreased by as much as 15% in the past 10 years. Yet for many, the front garden is the most accessible and the most accessed form of nature available to them, and we need more rigorous ways of valuing this. A research collaboration between the Royal Horticultural Society, the University of Sheffield, and the University of Virginia is investigating how domestic garden landscapes influence the health and well-being of residents and the wider community.