The simple process of tilling soil, creating fertile beds for flowers and vegetables, is deeply satisfying.
The repetitive manual labour keeps the mind focused on the present – and also frees it to be creative or to work out problems against a backdrop of rhythmic weeding and digging.
The magic of planting seeds and nurturing them as they sprout and grow can result in a huge sense of achievement, even if some are lost to pests or drought.
Few things generate a greater sense of wellbeing than sitting beside your own productive veg patch or cottage garden in high summer.
Get started by learning how to grow your own cut flowers.
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