In my little corner of the world, winter is on the way. I’ve just ripped up my tomato plants for the season and am in the process of putting my garden to bed for the winter. But, like most people who love gardening, I’m already planning for spring.

I stumbled across this site, which lists 25 surprising benefits of gardening. In addition to providing fresh veggies and pretty flowers, it also helps lower your blood pressure, boost your immune system, and get a good night’s sleep.

The interface for this site, is simple. A clickable index of the many benefits of gardening is at the top. Click to go directly to the topics that interest your or scroll down the page and learn about the many ways gardening can improve your physical health and emotional well-being. Some of them will surprise even life-long gardeners.

Click the link to check it out: