Wellness

Our Visit to Les Jardins de Métis, Part 1–The Long Walk

For those of us who have been digging and dividing perennials, weeding, and dragging hoses around in the heat, gardening might seem to be an odd hobby for Elsie Reford's doctor to recommend while she recovered from surgery.Elsie Stephen Reford 1897. Photo by William...

What the Nose Knows – Understanding Aroma

Humans have been attracted to aromatic plants since the beginning of time. We use them for flavouring food, for scenting our homes and bodies, and even for ceremonial and religious purposes. Despite many time-honoured traditions and usages, little was known about the...

Giving and Getting:  Why we Volunteer

Gardeners are specialists in growing things that enrich the soul and the body too.

Benefits of Getting Outdoors

If you’re curious about the health benefits you can reap from being outside, read on! Below, we cover 13 reasons to soak up everything nature has to offer.   Read on for the best benefits of getting outdoors.

Benefits of Getting Outdoors

Benefits of Getting Outdoors

If you’re a self-professed homebody, you could seriously benefit from a change of scenery. Spending time in nature...

26 Plants that Clean Air

26 Plants that Clean Air

For many years nobody considered the impact of plants as an indoor-purifier. Yes, the environment friendly role of...