Expert gardening advice
So you’re about to start establishing your very own garden. Read these tips before picking up a trowel.
No yard? No problem!
If you don’t have a yard or your soil is inhospitable, you can still do some fruitful urban gardening in containers. The bigger the pots, the better, says Trail. “The soil will stay wet longer in a large container,” she explains.
Gardening has benefits you can’t put a price on
In a 2011 Dutch study, two groups of people were asked to complete a stressful task, then assigned 30 minutes of either gardening or reading. The gardeners’ stress hormones were found to be significantly lower.