These gardening activities are designed to support your rehabilitation, recovery, health and well being over the coming weeks, months and years.
They are additional activities to the Gardening for Hearts & Minds guide available through health professionals in England working with people affected by heart disease and stroke.
Just 30! minutes of gardening each day is good for you!
It can help you:
- Build up strength and stamina
- Relax your muscles
- Move around and improve your balance
- Keep your heart healthy
- Help use up calories
- Have fun and feel good
These activities are graded at 3 levels according to intensity
Level 1: Getting started
Level 2: Getting outside
Taking hardwood cuttings
Level 3: Garden maintenance
So have a go, because gardening really can help your long-term health.