Toni Salter is a horticulturist and recreation activity officer at The Veggie Lady, as well as a Plant Life Balance advocate. She’s a big believer in the health benefits time spent gardening can provide.
“If we look at the Plant Life Balance simple science report, it tells us the benefits of plants on our wellbeing is something that’s been researched for more than 50 years,” she explains. “The studies show that plants have the ability to create feelings of relaxation and positivity. An important study conducted by Deakin University and funded by BeyondBlue, titled Beyond Blue to Green, also confirms the myriad benefits of contact with nature for our mental health and wellbeing.”
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Backyard & Outdoor Living #48