Feasterville, PA -- (SBWIRE) -- 01/25/2019 -- As one of the best-known garden shops in Bucks County, Leck's Greenhouses is renowned not only for the quality of their products, but for their resourceful information on all things plant and garden related. Now, the family-owned-and-operated company is offering advice on how gardening benefits both physical health and mental well-being.
For instance, because of the tasks involved in gardening, like raking, digging, and even hand mowing, it can improve cardiovascular fitness and strength in horticultural enthusiasts. And not only that, but gardening can even act as a form of rehabilitative therapy for those suffering from arthritis or other issues with chronic pain and immobility.
In addition its effects on physical health, gardening has also been shown have significant psychological benefits as well. Working in a green space can help to promote feelings of positivity and relaxation while reducing stress, depression, and anxiety. Gardening can also be a form of social interaction, which in turn can lead to a sense of fulfillment for individuals contributing to their communities.
Finally, by gardening vegetables, fruit, or herbs, it can help maintain a healthy and nutritious diet. This gives gardeners an opportunity to reduce the amount of pesticides they consume and can even help them save money at grocery stores.
Aside from adding beautiful and vibrant scenery to a backyard, working in a garden clearly has a wide range of rewards, both physical and mental.
For more information on the various benefits of gardening, contact the premier plant store in Bucks County, Leck's Greenhouses, at 215-664-8648 or visit https://www.lecksgreenhouses.com/.
About Leck's Greenhouses
Since 1941, Leck's Greenhouses has been providing the local community with high-quality plants and gardening supplies to help customers grow beautiful lawns and gardens. As a family owned and operated greenhouse & garden center, customers can count on their staff to help them choose the right products for any project. With a commitment to helping guide customers through the process of planting a garden, it's clear that the experienced staff at Leck's is invested in the success of each of their customers.