When dirt is just what the doctor ordered

A couple things we believe:
•    Everyone is creative. 
•    Bees matter. Butterflies too. 
•    Expressing yourself creatively in the garden may provide more than one chance to grow.

Gardening is a creative outlet for more than 30 percent of Americans ages 30 years or older – a growing trend that offers a lot good news for health – especially for those of us looking to reduce stress, fight depression, or just clear our heads.

In fact, connecting through creative expression is so widely proven to contribute to wellbeing, that doctors have begun prescribing it to patients.

Read on for more details on social prescribing, why your doctor may recommend a social or creative activity to pair with your prescription, and what that kind of new demand could mean for the arts sector.

(Hint: it’s both good and bad.)