For some backstory, these past few weeks have been stressful in numerous ways. In the beginning it wasn’t so bad, but I started to become restless being inside all day. While I was able to enjoy some of my indoor hobbies like reading and drawing, I still felt a bit of cabin fever. The remedy I found has been in the form of planting and taking care of flowers with my family.
Gardening has really helped me take my mind off things and is a great way to practice my photo taking too! It’s such a wonderful feeling watching them grow and become beautiful.
Some bonus photos I took because they are prominent in my gardening escapades.
Head to the next page to read up on some research I’ve done about gardening.
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