Fitness through Gardening: Get Fit in the Garden (cont.)

Finally, "don't forget to enjoy your work," Mason says. "Garden benches are meant to be sat on."

Mason adds: "Go out in your garden every morning. Greet your garden. It will make you feel so good to start the day."

Published: March 13, 2006.

SOURCES: Sharon Lovejoy, author, Country Living Gardener: A Blessing of Toads and Trowel and Error: Over 700 Shortcuts, Tips & Remedies for the Gardener. Jeffrey Restuccio, author, Fitness the Dynamic Gardening Way. Sandra Mason, extension educator, Horticulture & Environment, University of Illinois, Champaign, Ill.

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