Tag Archives: nature

Urban Greenness and Your Health

More biodiversity, birds, butterflies, better health More trees, greater greenness, greater well-being Natural environments and green spaces can improve several aspects of human health, including better mental health, diminished allergies, and reduced mortality risk. The biophilia hypothesis proposed by the late E. O. Wilson asserts that humans have an innate affinity for the natural world,…

Can Gardening Boost Your Health?

How about stress release, physical activity, social connections, and produce? Particularly during COVID Gardens and gardening promote health and well-being. A new scoping review of 77 studies showed that gardening promotes mental health, physical health. Specific positive outcomes include reduced stress and depression, and improved self-esteem; reduced isolation and increased social networks; increased physical activity…