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Sarah Reid, RHNC
Do you garden? The Spring and Summer seasons have arrived, and with the warmer weather, sun and inevitable rainstorms comes bursts of flowers and greenery. Everyone from children to seniors can make a basic plot of vegetables or flowers or fill a container with dirt and seedlings, and the benefits of getting a green thumb are as extensive as the types of plants you can grow. As well as giving you pounds of vegetables, herbs for months of flavour or sweet smelling vases of blooms, gardeners have built in fitness opportunities, immunity enhancers and stress-reduction strategies. For those with a culinary mind, fruit, vegetable and herb planters have a tasty nutrition boost from their free fresh groceries as well.