Health is the new wealth and if you resolved to take better care of yourself this year, Plant Something NH is rich with inspiration for wellness! January is the perfect time to find a path to more balance in our busy lives. You might be surprised to learn that plants of all kinds offer terrific benefits.
We know that science has proven that receiving and being around flowers makes us happier and reduces stress. We also know, simply being in nature improves our physical and emotional health. This time of year, when the weather doesn't allow for being outside in the garden, houseplants are not only a wonderful hobby and great for decor, but they also keep us close to nature. Learn about the Perks of Being a Plant Lover.
In addition to our supporting our physical and mental well-being, plants have also been associated with legends, myths and spells for centuries. We chose these 7 varieties for their overall good vibes:
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Whoever said winter is the dormant season, doesn't know how we roll here in New Hampshire! Now is the time of year to sharpen your gardening skills, explore a course to benefit your well-being or simply get out and explore! Classes and events are happening in the coming weeks throughout the state on a broad range of topics, to help you turn over a new leaf!
Look for Plant Something NH at the NH Farm & Forest Expo in Manchester - a huge fun filled event for all ages!
Here's the Top Ten Plant & Garden related events we found happening right here in New Hampshire in the coming weeks:
1/26: Houseplant Talk is happening at Churchill Gardens in Exeter
1/31: Learn the value of landscaping your waterfront at Landscaping at the Water's Edge with Stephen's Landscaping in Moultonborough
2/4: Tropical Terrariums are on tap at Plants & Pints Night with Studley's in Rochester
2/5: Get an Intro To Organic Gardening at Prescott Farm in Laconia
2/6: The Nashua Garden Club presents Flowers of Hawaii in Nashua
2/8: Plan Your Herb & Edible Garden with help from Rolling Green Nursery in Greenland
2/9: The Maker's Post will show you how to Build An Airplant Terrarium in East Kingston
3/12: Lunas Herbal is offering an Intro To Herbal Medicine in Marlborough
3/19: The Joy of Herbs is discussed by the Northeast Seacoast Unit of The Herb Society of America
3/23–3/24: UNH hosts their annual Greenhouse Open House in Durham
Winter Farmer's Markets are a great way to support your local growers and find fresh and healthy goods, even during the depths of winter. Buy local!
We're aware of the following regular NH winter markets:
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