The benefits of green spaces on physical, mental, and emotional well-being have been proven by numerous studies throughout the years. Aside from the beauty they add to any setting, the presence of trees and plants are positively linked to healthier bodies and mental states, and this is one of the most important benefits enjoyed by those who opt to get landscaped yards and gardens.
Month: September 2014
In a study on the effects of green spaces on people living in urban areas, researchers have determined that living in a space with a natural setting provides long-term positive effects on inhabitants, such as decreasing anxiety and stress. A BBC article provided further details on the matter:
Swimming can be a fun and relaxing activity as moving in the water soothes the body and gives people the chance to interact more with family and friends. Aside from actually swimming, however, the design and aesthetics of pools also help people enjoy a blissful and peaceful time; an example of this is the experience of The Huffington Post contributor Edward Schneider with a luxury hotel pool:
Homeowners are on a constant lookout for ways to effectively make their home spaces more functional and generally look better than what others have. Gardens and yards are among the favorite subjects of improvements, such as fire pits and outdoor fireplaces, as these parts of the home are a perfect venue for relaxation and small gatherings. However, such changes do not come without their share of difficulties and frustrations, as The New York Times contributor Bob Tedeschi shared in a recent article:
If you’re a green thumb, winter is probably your least favorite season. Thanks to the frost, you won’t be seeing your flowers in bloom until spring at the very least.
Fortunately, autumn allows you to end the gardening season with a bang—and prepare for the next one. Scenic Landscaping LLC, a leading NJ landscaping company, offers the following fall gardening tips:
For homeowners, improving outdoor living spaces starts with great landscaping. Landscaping is not only done for aesthetic purposes but for providing spaces conducive for dining outdoors as well as entertaining family members and guests. Getting great results for one’s home should begin with finding the right landscaping company, as writer Laura Fisher Kaiser discusses in article for HGTV: