May - 2020
One of the major topics of discussion in the news currently surrounds personal protective equipment or PPE.
There’s no doubt that the current world we live in is daunting. We are dressed in PPE with masks hiding the vast majority of our faces, and more specifically, our mouths. The most significant way people convey tenderness and warmth is through a smile, and ours are now hidden.
Not only are gardens aesthetically nice, they are also good for the mind. According to the National Center for Disease Control, gardening for 30-45 minutes has a similar effect to performing a moderate cardiovascular exercise and can burn up to 300 calories.