RHS advice- stress busting front gardens

This turbulent year has caused stress and worry for many of us. Our new scientific research shows that including a few plants in a bare front garden could reduce your stress levels by as much as 8 weekly mindfulness sessions.

Researchers have found that a greener front garden can make you feel happier, more relaxed and closer to nature. The four-year scientific research project, a collaboration between the RHS and the universities of Sheffield, Westminster and Virginia, examined the effect on participating households of adding ornamental plants to previously bare front gardens in economically deprived streets of Salford in Greater Manchester.

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2 replies on “RHS advice- stress busting front gardens”

Dear NGCN,

This looks really interesting but the link doesn’t work! Is it possible for you to send out another link please?

Many thanks,

Teresa Belton


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