Studies have found that the mental health benefits of gardening are extensive. Not only can regular gardening reduce problems like depression and anxiety, it can also reduce stress, high blood pressure and improve your overall physical fitness.

Horticulturists and garden gurus worldwide have made their predictions for what we will see in 2019 for hot new trends! There are endless amounts of fabulous ideas that have been tossed around for this coming season. With so many options to choose from, I chose ideas that are good for the environment, personal health and plain old fun!

Houseplants are making a comeback for various reasons including the aesthetic appeal. Based on the bit of research done for this article, there seems a more important reason to add greenery to the indoors: the removal of harmful toxins we breathe in. Besides air purification plants have also been shown to increase mood and productivity, enhance concentration and memory and to reduce stress and fatigue.