Having a green thumb takes work because gardening can work up quite a sweat. Gardening can burn up to 270 calories per hour and the best part is you can eat what you grow! But besides from the disguised workout, gardening is said to lead to better sleep. According to Mnn.com, the mental health benefits are so strong that a field of medicine as been developed that encourages patients to garden. Patients say gardening helps lower anxiety and allows them to sleep better.
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