This won’t surprise you avid gardeners; it’s confirmation of what you already know. It’s here in the NY Times.
â€śBut being with the plants gives me time to think and meditate, to feel
the soil or clay or whatever youâ€™re working in. I talk to my plants.
Maybe itâ€™s crazy, but itâ€™s given me a chance to get out, work with
others, grow something and do something thatâ€™s right, not just for
myself, but for the whole community.â€ť
Patrick Corcoran, who served with the Marines in Lebanon, said: â€śIt just lowers the volume in my head. It allows me to think on a rational level.â€ť