Friday, April 18, 2014

Home News BBC News: Gardening 'linked to longer lives'

BBC News: Gardening 'linked to longer lives'

Industry News

A study of people 60 and older reveals gardening, household tasks reduce risk of stroke, heart disease and more.

| October 29, 2013

It has been well documented that gardening and simply being outdoors is good for you, but a recent study shows that for people more than 60 years old, gardening and household chores can extend their lives, according to an article from BBC News.

The study, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, showed that people who performed daily tasks around the home and garden reduced their risk of heart disease, stroke and more without strenuous exercise.

For details, read the full article on BBC News.

Top news

Dealing with drought

L&L talked with landscapers throughout the state to see how they’re faring with the conditions.

John Deere Landscapes makes an acquisition

Eljay Irrigation in Canada will integrate immediately with JDL.

Davey names new President of U.S. Operations

Patrick Covey has been with the company for 20 years.

Affected by the elements

After drastic weather in 2013, LCOs need to keep a close eye on pests this spring.

Learn to control aquatic weeds

A free webinar will teach LCOs how to fight weeds in the water.