Active Soul: Plant a Garden
Plant a Garden
It doesn’t have to be summer, and you don’t need a big plot of land, to get the feel for gardening. Container pots are easy and fun any time of year, and are sure to please any senior. Fill a clay strawberry pot with potting soil and then fill the openings with their favorite herbs. Locate in full sun. Check the pot daily and water accordingly.
You can bring some herbs indoors for the colder winter months as long as you have adequate sunlight. This means a northern exposure ideally with about eight hours of sunlight a day. Encourage your senior to use these fresh herbs in his or her favorite recipes.
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