Self Esteem

Gardening encourages the development of self-esteem, confidence and pride in personal achievements and effort. There’s no tangible measure for one’s power to cause positive change in the world than to nurture a plant from a seed and see it grow into a plant such as a fruit or vegetable! Seeing something emerging and growing from seed and grasping the whole cycle of plants and food security also leads to a better appreciation of food and food waste.