Feelings stressed? Go become a plant parent. From celebs to common people, many have taken gardening as their hobby in this pandemic. To many, plants have become their green companions because plants not only reduce global warming but also the stress we carry within. A garden not only enhances the aesthetic look of your home but it has the potential to improve your state of mind and hence your lifestyle. Being surrounded by nature helps us refresh our mood and feel good. Gardening can come up as a quick and inexpensive therapy on tough days. Plants are also a great way to take a break from technology and stressful life. Watching your plants grow makes a positive impact on your mental health.
GREENERY IS GOOD FOR THE MIND, BODY AND SOUL
Who would not love to come back home to some greenery? Gardening acts as a tool to stay calm. Create a green corner at your home and make your body feel relaxed. Surrounded by greenery is extremely good for you as it decreases blood pressure and reduces stress levels. Not only at home but some people prefer greenery at their workplace as well. So, by just keeping a small pot over your work desk, you can get positive vibes and purified surroundings. A beautiful green garden helps in improving your physical and mental well-being.
From reducing mental fatigue to making relaxing activities, gardening is the answer. Gardening helps you control your thoughts and become more caring towards beings. Gardening makes you more mindful. When you are surrounded by nature, your breathing gets better, and it may distract you from your monotonous routine.
When a person puts all their senses into another activity, it helps them connect to nature. Needless to say, Nature is a gift of God. When you connect to nature, you are indirectly connected to god. Designing your garden is an excellent way of preserving the natural aspect of your home and hence keeps you connected to nature as well.
PLANTS CAN BE YOUR BEST FRIEND
Plants can not only be our green friends but also our soul friends. A beautiful garden with plants and trees can be extremely relaxing and gives scopes for some quality family time. Greenery can make your home more welcoming after a tough day at work, and all that is needed to come back to a much easier space.
Benefits of talking to plants:-
•Talking to plants may help you feel relaxed
• When you sit near a plant you inhale fresh oxygen which might help soothe your mind and nervous system.
• Try to emotionally connect with plants.
But the fact is that plants cannot communicate in any form. However, recent studies reveal that they actually “communicate” with each other and can even respond when humans communicate with them. The best thing that we can do to communicate is to treat plants as our family members. Just water your plants, make sure they receive enough sunlight, Love and care.
HERE ARE SOME PLANTS THAT CAN BE EASILY GROWN AND ACTS AS A STRESS BUSTER
MINT:- These amazing medical herbs need very little care. For outdoor plants, like mint, be sure to water them regularly and keep them under sunlight. Fresh mint leaves are used in many dishes and curries. Drinking mint is considered beneficial for health.
ALOE VERA:- From lowering blood sugar levels to glowing skin, this plant has endless benefits for skin and health. For caring, all you need to do is place this plant in direct sunlight, and make sure you do not overwater it. Aloe vera juice helps with various stomach problems.
SNAKE PLANT:- Snake plants are the best natural air purifier plant. These plants help you get better sleep by emitting oxygen at night and improving the quality of air in the surrounding. This plant needs to be watered twice or thrice a week.
SUNFLOWER:- This plant needs plenty of water, soil must remain moist. Sunflowers need full bright sunlight for better growth.
SPIDER PLANT:- Spider plant is an outdoor plant, very easy to grow. All you need to do is keep the plant in direct sunlight. The spider plant is considered among the easiest air-purifying plants to grow. Spider plants do not like to be too wet or too dry.
ROSE:- Best month to grow this plant is spring. Roses love to grow under direct sunlight. Try to water this plant early in the morning. Rose is an ornamental plant grown. From skin to the kitchen, rose is used everywhere.
CURRY PLANT:- This plant needs full sun. Well suited to be outdoors, this plant needs to be watered only when dry. To encourage the growth of this plant, pruning is necessary. Curry leaves are a quintessential thing used in Indian food.
“How lovely is watching something grow for good.” Watch your plants grow under your care and love.