Gardening

Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

Want to lead a stress-free, happy life? Doing this might help

A new study has revealed that the frequency and volume of physical activities undertaken may actually boost your level of happiness.

Apr 05, 2018, 16:41 PM IST
Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study

Walking the dog may help older adults live longer, suggests study

Clocking 150 minutes of weekly physical activity of any level, even if accumulated in short bouts, might be critical.

Feb 21, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
Gardening may improve health of cancer survivors, enhance their self-worth

Gardening may improve health of cancer survivors, enhance their self-worth

Before and after the year-long study period, researchers assessed the participants’ diets, performed strength and balance tests, as well as blood tests for markers of stress and overall health.

Jan 22, 2018, 11:34 AM IST
Dig your way to good health: Gardening can help old people remain healthy

Dig your way to good health: Gardening can help old people remain healthy

The findings showed that older women who spend more than three hours on household chores a day and got less or more than seven hours of sleep at night were less likely to be in good health. 

Jan 12, 2018, 13:23 PM IST
This is how gardening may help tackle malaria – Read

This is how gardening may help tackle malaria – Read

Scientists say that getting rid of certain flowers can help curb mosquito population by cutting off their food supply.

Jul 05, 2017, 15:00 PM IST
Movie role inspires Kate Winslet to take up gardening

Movie role inspires Kate Winslet to take up gardening

Actress Kate Winslet says she has destroyed her hands and fingers perfecting her gardening skills after portraying French landscape artist Sabine De Barra in her latest movie "A Little Chaos".

Jun 20, 2015, 08:56 AM IST

Physically active women at lesser risk of heart diseases

 Middle-aged women, who keep physically active at least few times a week, face lesser risk of heart disease, stroke and blood clots.

Feb 17, 2015, 13:26 PM IST

Gardening offers much needed health benefits to younger adults

Researchers have said that gardening can not only enhance home and community landscapes and provide low-cost food sources, the level of physical activity required also offers a multitude of health benefits to young adults.

May 06, 2014, 09:56 AM IST

Katy Perry likes growing her own fruits, vegetables

Pop star Katy Perry says she is a big fan of gardening and makes use of it in growing her own vegetables.

Apr 28, 2014, 14:54 PM IST

Let your kids do gardening for a healthy future

Gardening connects you to the nature and children too can reap the benefits of digging, raking and weeding, shows research.

Feb 01, 2014, 19:54 PM IST

Moderate exercise not only treats depression but also prevents disease

Physical activity is largely recognized as an effective tool to treat depression, but a new study has revealed that moderate exercise can actually prevent episodes of depression in the long term.

Oct 29, 2013, 12:54 PM IST

DIY and gardening can cut risk of heart attack/stroke by 30 pc

DIY or gardening can decrease the heart attack/stroke risk and prolong life by as much as 30 percent among the 60+ age group, a new research has revealed.

Oct 29, 2013, 11:28 AM IST

Cultivate a Kitchen Garden (in 3 quick steps)

Always wanted to have a kitchen garden, but haven`t gotten around to it yet? Follow our quick tips and you`ll soon have a flourishing green patch of your own.

Sep 04, 2013, 11:11 AM IST

Gardening can help lose weight

In general, a normal BMI ranges from 18.5 to 24.9; a smaller number is better than a larger one.

Apr 21, 2013, 11:18 AM IST

Gardening or walking better than taking statins for people with high cholesterol

Doing more exercise could help people with high cholesterol as much, or more, than drugs, a new study has revealed.

Nov 28, 2012, 18:10 PM IST

Household chores can cut risk of breast cancer by 13%

Leading an active lifestyle which includes doing housework, walking and gardening can cut the risk of developing breast cancer, a new study has claimed.

Sep 04, 2012, 18:30 PM IST

iPhone app tells you when to water your plants

Now your garden plants need not die of neglect, thanks to an iPhone application that tells you when they need watering.

May 20, 2012, 19:12 PM IST

iPhone app tells you when to water your plants

Now your garden plants need not die of neglect, thanks to an iPhone application that tells you when they need watering.

May 20, 2012, 19:12 PM IST

Now, a pesticide-free way of killing weeds

It could be what gardeners have long wished for -- a gadget that kills weeds in a jiffy without requiring noxious pesticides.

Jan 22, 2012, 20:35 PM IST

Now, a pesticide-free way of killing weeds

It could be what gardeners have long wished for -- a gadget that kills weeds in a jiffy without requiring noxious pesticides.

Jan 22, 2012, 20:35 PM IST