Wellness Wednesday: Green Thumb

 

Gardening is a great way to enjoy the outdoors! To protect your hands while gardening, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends these tips:

  • WEAR gardening gloves to protect your hands against bug bites, bacteria, poison ivy, scratches, blisters, and chemicals from fertilizers.
  • AVOID repetitive use of the same muscles by rotating gardening tasks every 15 minutes. For example, switch up digging for raking, trimming or pruning.
  • USE tools only as intended.
  • LOCK up sharp tools after use with a safety lock.
  • MAKE sure your tools are ergonomically correct and are the correct size for your hands.
  • WASH hands after gardening

View this week’s recipe of the week: Veggie Lasagna!

 


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