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We worked out hard in the garden yesterday! Lifting, carrying, sweeping, pulling, Loved it! Report
Good article. Report
Truth be told, raking leaves seems to do a better job than blowing them. At least, with my leaf blower. Report
I grow non-GMO fruits, herbs, and vegetables the backyard.
Canning fresh vegetables for the winter months saves not only calories but money as well.
I also volunteer at the Botanic Garden in Horticulture. Gardening is a beautiful way to burn calories. Report
Fresh vegetables are the way to get them is to grow them yourself. Report
EMCCOLL
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I put in a garden last year for the first time in many years, mainly to try and save money after I was laid off from work. This year I made sure that I did it again, despite being gone 12 hours a day, 5 days a week for work. I had forgotten how much better veggies taste fresh out of the garden. Plus my granddaughter would have been so disappointed if Nana didn't have peas and corn for her to pick! Report
CHEERFUL812
Anyone who has grown their own vegetables knows there is a big taste difference between eating something that was still growing in the garden an hour earlier and something you picked up at the market an hour earlier! Report
Oh, I so agree with this article, gardening is almost a spiritual experience for me! Even though I have allergies the peace I get from gardening far outweighs the problems with allergies. I spent four glorious hours in our garden yesterday and plan to spend more today. You know not only do you look better and feel peaceful gardening, your garden looks heavenly with regular care. Report
We had a garden for the first time last year. This year, I'm planning on making it bigger and being more involved with it. Report
I started a victory garden at the onset of Spring. This is my first veggie gardening project. I have planted cucumbers, swiss chard, squash, tomatoes, beets, carrots, green beans,and eggplant. So far everything is growing well without problems. I visit the garden daily. To watch the plants grow at various stages is exciting!!! And the benefits of gardening is worth it. After a hard day or stressful event, I find myself gravitating towards my garden and it itstantly calms me. Not to mention the excersise and money saving factors!!! Report
Thanks for these timely articles about gardening. I would love to see more on container gardening, as I live in a mobile home community, and digging in the yard is not always an option. Report
I love gardening! At this time of year, I do hours of mulching. I am trying to do one hour a day, that way I don't over exert myself and I burn the right amount of calories. I, too, think 300 - 600 is a little on the high side. Sparkpeople says its about 264 per hour for gardening. But, if you are just picking flowers or deadheading...I don't believe you would burn 264 per hour. I think that is more in line with raking, shoveling, hoeing, etc. Report
LEELIE
I love to garden - it gives great pleasure to reap the fruits of your labour. Report

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