While barbecuing is one of the more social outdoor activities, gardening is often the opposite. Many people tend to their greenery in solitude which has a calming even meditative effect.
There seem to be many good reasons to do some garden work. According to our Statista survey
, being outside in the fresh air is one of the most important (74 percent). Watching something grow and thrive is the next most satisfying reason to get gardening (58 percent). A mere 7 percent claim they only garden when it’s absolutely necessary, which says it all!