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In this blog, Content Developer Azmina explains why gardening is a great way to keep active when you have cancer. She also gives 10 top tips for National Gardening Week.
What is the aim of National Gardening Week?
National Gardening Week takes place from 29 April to 6 May 2019. The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) organises this annual celebration of gardening. It suggests lots of imaginative project ideas, from planting wildlife friendly areas to growing herbs on a sunny windowsill.
The aim is to inspire more of us to enjoy the healthy and productive outdoor activity of gardening.
What are the benefits of gardening?
There are many benefits to keeping active through gardening during and after cancer treatment:
10 top tips for National Gardening Week
Here are 10 practical tips for making gardening a safe and enjoyable hobby if you are living with cancer:
Gardening is a wonderful way to improve both your physical and mental well-being, and National Gardening Week is the perfect time to get involved. For more information on ways to keep active, including gardening, you can order our Move More pack at be.macmillan.org.uk
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