Some psychological benefits of gardening

Kaplan, R., 1973, Some psychological benefits of gardening, in: Environment and Behavior, 5, 2

  • Author : Kaplan, R.
  • Year : 1973
  • Journal/Series : Environment and Behavior
  • Volume Number (ANNUAL: Counting Volumes of the Year shown above) : 2
  • Volume Number (CONSECUTIVE: Counting all Volumes of this Journal ever published) : 5
  • Pages : 145-162
  • Abstract in English : The purpose of this study was to examine the benifits people experience in one particular activity where nature is an essential component- namely, gardening. The primary garedning experiences appear to be most salient among women home garderens, because the home is the primary focus, and gardening may provide a rewarding change from the other demands placed on the housewife. In gereral gardening is a source of fascination.
  • Comments/Notes : KEYWORDS: environmental psychology, gardening, fascination. UTILITY: lecturers/teachers, academic research, students of universities of professional education.