11 Judgement Free Ways to Establish/ENJOY a Garden At Home.
For me sitting in, strolling around or physically tending to a garden is something that truly feeds my soul. I imagine it might be how some people feel when they mediate or go to church.
It brings me a sense of calm and complete appreciation of the world I am lucky enough to live in. I feel a deep connection with the Earth and myself in a way few other pastimes can bring about.
However, I completely understand this may not be the case for you.
For one it may not even be possible for you to have or to tend a garden due to physical or space restrictions.
Or perhaps you love having, strolling in and enjoying a garden also but the actually work of tending to one is not really your thing. I get that too. Luckily there are numerous other fools like me who would love to help you with that. ;)
Whichever side of the spectrum you lean towards, there are several ways to enjoy all the benefits of establishing garden in your life.
Hopefully one of the below will speak to you, maybe even two.
11 Judgement Free Ways to Enjoy a Garden at Home.
I PREFER TO …
LOOK AND APPRECIATE
Purchase a garden book to place on your coffee table or night stand to open daily and enjoy with your favorite beverage.
Watch a documentary on gardens of the world, state or favorite gardening style.
Become a member or supporter of a park, garden or foundation with member open days attending.
Hire a gardener to create and maintain a kitchen cutting garden. All the benefits with out the work!
Support a local small garden center by picking up a container already filled with plants for welcome guests to your entranceway.
Plan a trip to visit the incredible gardens of a different country!
I PREFER TO …
GET MY HANDS DIRTY
Buy a garden kit to grow herbs on your kitchen countertop or window sill.
Pick your favorite plants and flowers at the garden center to fill a container garden for your patio or front porch.
Try new flower varieties by ordering & growing seeds from a high quality seed source.
Dig a new bed in your yard to grow your own vegetables or herbs this season.
Offer to help a neighbor weed & plant their garden.
Go all in, construct a raised bed garden with fencing and a cute little gate! Maybe even get a few chickens while you are at it!
What type of garden girl are you?
“I prefer to Look and Appreciate”. Or…. “I prefer to Get My Hands Dirty”.
In this judgement free zone all are welcome. As long as you find joy in a garden in some way I am happy.
I have created a Garden Resource page for both types of garden lovers. There you will find books, foundations, tools and resources I have either used, visited and/or love. Please take a look and feel free to send me your favorite resource to look into and add. I will be updating it on a regular basis so please bookmark it to return to often.
This feature is inspired by the Dwell Well Mini-Series. Please visit the Dwell Well Mini-Series information page here to learn more.
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