Gardening Archives

The rewards of gardening

June 16, 2022

Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD, FAAN Professor Emerita UWM – College of Nursing Many of our relatives living in the South grew and preserved food out of necessity, so perhaps they were on to something. With ongoing food chain supply issues and skyrocketing grocery prices, this might be a great time to get back to… [Read More]

Growing positivity—mind and body

June 17, 2021

By Sandra Millon Underwood, RN, PhD FAAN Professor, UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing Research has shown that communing with nature is beneficial to our health and well-being. Likewise, research has shown that gardening can improve physical and mental health. Research has shown that communing with nature and gardening can reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety and… [Read More]

National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month (Week 4)

June 20, 2019

The Counseling Corner By Rev. Judith T. Lester, B.Min. M.Th Many programs have been initiated to encourage the eating of more fruits and vegetables and educating the public as to the healthy and affordable option of growing what you eat and eating what you grow. Neighborhood gardens are a perfect example. A neighborhood/ community garden… [Read More]