Why You Should Plant a Healing Garden

Is 2018 finally the year you plant that garden? If that’s the case, now is the time to get started. The last thing you want is to not have a plan when spring arrives. So grab a pen and paper, jot down ideas, and really think about what aspects of a garden are most appealing to you. Should you find yourself stuck at any point, think about the possibility of your own healing garden. What’s a healing garden you might ask? Well, it provides a place of refuge and promotes healing in individuals, families, and entire communities. Keep reading as we explain further why you should plant a healing garden.

  1. It helps people connect on a deeper level to their gardens and themselves – New York City is dominated by concrete and steel. Few residents are able to connect with nature on a regular basis. Over time, this can lead to additional stress, anxiousness, insomnia, and even depression. This is where a healing garden can work wonders. Healing gardens work to engage the senses on multiple levels through a combination of aesthetics, fragrances, tactile experiences, and sound. Let’s consider an example. Say you have a healing garden that features a few small trees, a fountain, and some flowers. Such a garden encourages interaction, from listening to the sound of leaves rustling to smelling the flowers. So if you just haven’t felt like yourself of late and want to tap into the power of nature, a healing garden might do the trick.
  2. It can heal your body and mind – There’s a lot on your plate at the moment. From working a stressful job to making sure your family has everything they need, you rarely have the opportunity to take care of yourself. Plus, when you do have free time, do you really take advantage of it? The fact is that a healing garden has incredible soothing capabilities. Imagine coming home from a long day and, instead of plopping down on the couch, enjoying your own personal oasis.
  3. It provides the perfect distraction – There are times when we desperately need some sort of distraction. For example, maybe you’ve been burning the midnight oil with work and could benefit from a 20-minute break. Another hypothetical is that your family is really testing your patience. Rather than lashing out at them, you can step outside and become engrossed in nature scenes for a few minutes.

How Amber Freda Helps With Landscape Design

Amber Freda Landscape Design isn’t your typical lawn care or hardscaping company. We focus on providing high-end landscaping services for those in Manhattan and throughout New York City. If you’re interested in a healing garden, you’ve certainly come to the right place. Our team of garden design professionals can help you achieve greater peace of mind thanks to a more thoughtful, balanced approach to landscaping.

Rest assured that our garden landscaping experts will never use a “cookie-cutter” approach to your project. We make it a point to tailor the specific landscaping to what the client wants.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out about our healing gardens in NYC.