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Princeton Researchers Discover That Home Gardening Is Basically The Answer to Society’s Ills

By: for on May 22, 2020
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“These findings suggest that when choosing future well-being projects to fund, we should pay just as much attention to household gardening.”


Home gardening solves everything. This is the finding of a Princeton study published in that media hotbed Landscape and Urban Planning.The study’s press release notes that home gardening is “largely overlooked by policymakers.” Well, yes. So are knitting and napping.

The study tracked 370 Minneapolis-St. Paul residents’ emotional well-being through common activities like walking, bus riding, shopping, and eating out. (Yes, this research was conducted in Before Times.) Researchers found that a third of people do gardening at home for an average of 90 minutes a week. This was news!

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