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Authored by Molly Beardslee, Associate FCS SNAP-Ed Extension Agent, Page County; and Kimberly Hoffman, Associate FCS SNAP-Ed Extension Agent, Stafford County

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Gardening of any kind can benefit your health. Whether you choose to plant a small container gardening for your essential herbs or you have a large inground garden plot, all types of gardening can have a major impact on your health. Gardening can relieve stress, create social connections, increase social-emotional health, and more.

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Publication Date

May 11, 2022