World Earth Day

22 April 2021

Benefits of Gardening

There are very few things better in life than the joy of growing your own gently cultivated patch of dirt. Gardening is a fantastic hobby that produces a wealth of delightful rewards; just picture all those gorgeous vegetables you get to eat and benefit from as seen throughout this article and most important planting trees in your garden and environs.

Physical Wellness

Studies have shown that gardening leads to an increase in the production of serotonin, the feel-good chemical that keeps you calm and happy. Serotonin is also found in the brain and plays a critical role in regulating mood and other emotions. So when you keep your garden thriving with plenty of green growth, your brain is likely to be in a healthy state as well.

Healthy Eating

Food that is organically grown is healthy as it lacks any modifications and chemicals that may otherwise contribute to various illnesses. The Victoria Falls Hotel prides itself on serving guests food that is organically grown in the garden. The expert farmers work together with the chefs to deliver on your tables be it in the form of vegetables, fruits and fresh beverages.

Mental Wellness.

The mental health benefits of gardening are also quite profound. As with any good hobby, gardening gives you a chance to think. The best gardening tips take you past the day-to-day concerns and help you to take time to reflect on matters that may be weighing on your mind.


Gardening is also a terrific way to meet new people. Whether you live in a small apartment or a large house with a big yard, gardening offers you an opportunity to socialize. Get together with your neighbours for a Saturday potluck. Talk about what kind of flowers you're growing and the tastiest vegetables in the community. You might also want to attend a gardening club meeting or a Saturday morning walk to learn more about growing plants and the art of growing these.

Let’s Care For the Earth Together

These benefits are just some of the reasons why it is crucial to care for our earth as the earth tends to our needs. Gardening, clearing litter, avoiding the act of littering, preserving natural gems such as animals and vegetation; are just a few ways for us all to play our part. Here is to nurturing nature.

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