Gardening has many health and therapeutic benefits, especially edible gardening. Garden beds, equipment and tools can all be modified to create a garden that is interesting, accessible and productive.
There are many different types of gardening, but they are all the practice of growing and cultivating plants as part of horticulture. In gardens, ornamental plants are often grown for their flowers, foliage, or overall appearance; useful plants, such as root vegetables, leaf vegetables, fruits, and herbs, are grown for consumption.
The City of Logan has 10 community gardens, and they are bringing people together to grow friendships, fruit and vegetables.
Community gardens are a great way to learn about gardening and connect with like-minded people. Community gardens can support your health and wellbeing as you connect with nature and contribute to the gardens shared vison.
Some of the medial benefits include encourages use of all motor skills, improves endurance and strength, reduces stress levels and promotes relaxation, improves wellbeing as a result of social interaction, and helps prevent diseases like osteoporosis.
There are community gardens at Beenleigh, Crestmead, Eagleby, Woodridge, Loganholme, Loganlea, Jimboomba, Slacks Creek, Springwood, and Yarrabilba.