Anxiety and depression: why doctors are prescribing gardening rather than drugs
Summary: Exposure to nature has been shown to help improve depression and anxiety symptoms. Many mental health professionals are recommending patients spend time gardening as a therapy. The main treatment benefits may be seen when a person enters a community gardening project, which helps develop social and cooperative skills, as well as providing support for those with mental health conditions.
I haven’t done a lot of gardening, but nature helped me a lot.