Health Benefits of Gardens

Cindy Haynes, ISU Extension Horticulturist, recently spoke about the health benefits of gardening including the calming effect that lifts your mood, reduces your blood pressure and improves your mental and your physical health.

Watch Cindy's video from the ISU Reiman Gardens on the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences website


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