With all those good reasons to garden, what are you waiting for? Whether you have your own plot of land or will need to pursue an alternative approach to gardening, get started with our guided classes at Aguacate and learn gardening basics. Gardening is often a process of trial and error, so remember to relax and have fun with it. We promise: It’s not as intimidating as it might seem!
Gardening has been shown to have significant health benefits. It encourages people to engage in other behaviors and activities that promote wellness . For example, gardeners consume more fruits and vegetables than non-gardeners . When gardeners choose to grow food organically, they’re reducing their exposure to pesticides and potentially eating produce with a higher nutrient content . Gardening also reduces stress and improves mental health. And it counts as moderate-intensity exercise, which can help people live longer lives.