Just published in the European Journal of Ecopsychology: "Digging deeper: Gardening as a way to develop non-human relationships through connection with Nature" by R. Bell-Williams, K.N. Irvine, A. Reeves & S. Warber.

Gardening offers a unique insight into the role that interaction with nature may play in wellbeing and in particular in instances of isolation and loneliness. The global lockdown created by the Covid-19 pandemic saw those households with private gardens being largely restricted to those spaces for both physical activity and mental respite, with many discovering this multifaceted role of gardens for perhaps the first time.


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