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Gardening enthusiasts celebrate the power of plants

3rd May 2019
Posted by Aston Avery

Forget yoga and meditation; time-poor millennials are looking to gardens to de-stress. Traditionally the preserve of the older generations, it seems under-35s are more passionate about gardening than their older counterparts according to new research.

Garden Day aims to encourage people across the UK – regardless of age – to down tools and spend the day with family, friends and neighbours celebrating the positive impact that plants, gardens and the outdoors have on our mental and physical wellbeing, Anyone can get involved in Garden Day, whether they have their own gardens or a series of fledgling pot plants, by hosting lunch, a barbecue, afternoon tea, or a glass or two of wine with their loved ones.

Aston spoke to TV gardening expert Michael Perry (Mr Plant Geek) and entrepreneur and founder of wellbeing app Happy not Perfect Poppy Jamie about research and also about the celebration to the power of plants.

Michael Perry and Poppy Jamie interview with Aston Avery