Another reason to garden: Good health

Though some beautiful flowers may only last a few weeks, the benefits of gardening can last a lifetime.
"Many everyday activities, especially gardening, can serve as an excellent form of joint-healthy exercise," said Dr. James Rippe, associate professor at Tufts University School of Medicine. "Gardening provides an adequate and challenging workout, but is not as stressful to the body as other options such as jogging or aerobics."
However, despite its many benefi...

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