Gardening for Health

The need to know guide to the health benefits of horticulture

  • Author: Angela Youngman
  • Formats: ebook and paperback
  • Guide price: from £2.60 (ebook) or £4.99 (paperback)

This fascinating guide – available through Amazon in both ebook for Kindle and paperback formats – details the extraordinary physical and mental health benefits that can stem from spending time in your garden, whatever your age, physical ability or, indeed, your gardening ability.

Evidencing research that has shown how gardening can help us all to live healthier, happier lives, this insightful book includes simple to follow warm-up exercises, top tips and step-by-step instructions to help gardeners maximise the health benefits of horticultural activity.

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  • Chapter 1 – The health benefits of gardening
  • Chapter 2 – Getting started
  • Chapter 3 – Exercises for mobility
  • Chapter 4 – Staying healthy when gardening
  • Chapter 5 – Gardening for all
  • Chapter 6 – Gardening for the older person
  • Chapter 7 – Enjoy your garden

About the author

Angela Youngman is a freelance journalist and author. She is a member of the Garden Media Guild and specialises in gardening, leisure, travel, tourism, history and education. Angela has written numerous books and ebooks on gardening and walking and, as a journalist, writes regularly for Grow It magazine, as well as a variety of websites.

Angela is also often called upon to deliver talks to garden clubs across the UK on a variety of gardening topics including green gardening, companion planting, grey water and recycling in the garden. She is married, has two children and lives in Norfolk.