Spring flowers are sign that warmer days are around the corner.
The best way to greet the season is by spending time outdoors. Gardening can ensure you soak up your daily dose of vitamin D. It can also ensure you sleep deeper and feel peaceful. Gardening evokes relaxation, creates a sense of responsibility and even release happy hormones!
That’s right, gardening can make you happier.
A little time in the dirt can make your body release serotonin and dopamine. These are hormones that make us feel good and are released during physical activity.
It’s easy to conclude that gardening is the perfect way to relieve stress during the spring season.
“The glory of gardening: hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature. To nurture a garden is to feed not just on the body, but the soul.” Alfred Austin
Grandma knows the benefits of getting your hands dirty. Her time in the garden led her to create her Grime Away Bar. It’s a safe way to remove dirt and grime from hands without stripping away skin's natural oils.
We listed a few of Grandma’s favorite blooms below and included a few tips.
Early spring is the perfect time to plant pansies. They enjoy the cool transitional weather. These cheery blooms will lift every gardener’s spirit. Pansies are great if you living in cooler climate.
Lilacs give off a sweet spring fragrance. They are a cottage garden favorite. They come in all shapes and sizes, from shrubs to tall trees.
Daffodils come in a range of shapes and sizes. These lovely blooms are a great addition to any garden.
Tulips are multifoot-high blooms and there is a variety for every gardener. They are one of the best flowers for spring.
Azaleas are bright and cheerful blooms. They are the perfect transition from spring to summer. Pairing these shrubs with hellebores or around a sidewalk.
Tips are from farmer's almanac. Learn more about Grandma's Grime Away Bar.
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