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Gardening For Mental Health: Why Do You Quit Gardening Each Fall?

This video asks a simple question: why do you quit gardening each fall? Gardening for mental health has been a revelation in my life, yet each year, so many gardeners throw in the towel come autumn.

Quitting gardening during the dreariest time of the year has consequences. Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is real, and it has affected my life in a big way. My struggle with SAD is the main reason why I moved from the Northeast to North Carolina in 2017.