Maintaining a garden has a lot of benefits. When you’re feeling down, you can reward yourself with a bouquet of flowers freshly picked from your garden. You can have plants that yield fruits and vegetables, so that you will always have ingredients for your shakes and healthy salads. Surrounding your house with plants will also make it more beautiful. Want to start gardening, but in need of a little info? View the gallery below for some tips.
(First published in Good Housekeeping Magazine, YGHG as "Easy Fix Up" in May 2007; adapted for use in Female Network. Photo by Jason Jones via Flickr Creative Commons)