Gardens Help Relieve Stress-Consider “Garden Bathing”

Meadow Rue delights

Consider a new take on “Forest bathing”–I call it “Garden Bathing”.

“Forest bathing is taking time to unwind and connect with nature to improve your health. Simply put: Forest bathing is retreating to nature to immerse in the forest atmosphere. The practice originated in Japan in the late 1980’s and was coined by the Japanese Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries as “Shinrin-yoku,” which roughly translated means “forest bathing.””

So “Garden Bathe” with these garden images from landscapes I’ve lovingly designed. I’m a garden maker and think gardens can add to our lives.

Here’s how:

Pause, savor, and breathe with long exhales while you immerse yourself in these images.


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