Gardening for Health? Why Not?


Gardening is a hobby that is quite popular today. Some time ago, the trend of ornamental plants was busy in Indonesia along with the emergence of a pandemic. 

Gardening during the pandemic indirectly shows that this activity is a stress reliever and improves our mood.

Do you know? Gardening does have health benefits. Although some people will find this hobby boring. But it turns out that there are many extraordinary benefits that you get. 

As described by, here are the benefits of gardening that you need to know!

Increasing the Level of Patience

As we know, caring for and raising plants from small to large takes time and effort. The process of caring for this plant can train our patience levels in dealing with things. 

Taking care of plants from small to producing fruit is certainly a proud result, right? Indirectly, some values can be taken from these activities, “there are no instant results, we need a process to get them”.

Refreshing Mind

Seeing something ‘green’ not only refreshes the eyes but also the mind. Not only that, some activities such as watering, fertilizing, or planting plants can distract your mind from the fatigue of daily activities. 

Gardening to Reduces Alzheimer’s

According to a study in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, gardening can reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s by 50 percent, increase brain volume and cognitive health. 

Those are some of the benefits that you can get when gardening. Not only a medium for channeling hobbies, but it also brings many extraordinary benefits. Happy Weekends!