Spending time in nature has proven benefits on our well-being. Research in the areas of nature deficit disorder and horticultural therapy indicate that we require a connection to nature in order to be happy, healthy, and function optimally.
What to Plant to Attract Honey Bees
Since the plants we grow have numerous positive effects
on the world around us, here a just a few that attract honey bees. Without the honey bee, where on earth would WE be?
Shown left: gaillardia (also called blanketflower), asters, phlox, and rudbeckia. Added bonus: these are perennials and blossom for years.
Gardeners Know: Gardening is Therapeutic
Gardening not only soothes and calms us, but interacting with the dirt provides contact with beneficial bacteria for our health as well. Did you know that the quality of the bacteria in our gut correlates with the quality of our mental health?
Learn more about how amazing dirt truly is, and why taking care of the soil on our planet is of the utmost importance.
Click here for more information and watch a documentary on the subject.