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Boosts your immune system
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Boosts your immune system

Having dirt under your fingernails used to be a sign of poor hygiene, but these days scientists are saying it’s actually a mark of good health. Thanks to beneficial bacteria found in soil, gardening can improve your immune system, helping you get sick less and fight off infections easier, according to research published in Science. Working in the garden…

Increases hand coordination and strength
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Increases hand coordination and strength

A powerful grip is important for more than just rock climbing or intimidating underlings at work. Hand strength, flexibility, and coordination are essential for everyday tasks like opening jars, carrying packages, and picking up children. And gardening is the perfect way to hone those finemotor skills and muscles, according to a study published in HortScience. A few minutes of…