Gardening With Arthritis
‘‘Gardens are not made by singing ‘Oh, how beautiful,’ and sitting in the shade.” — Rudyard Kipling
The scent of fresh-turned soil, the buzz of a lazy bee, the tickle as a bead of perspiration drops from the end of your nose: Gardening is a sensory endeavor. But for many avid gardeners, the pain of arthritis can overshadow the joy of tilling the soil.
In a summary of its 2018 National Gardening Survey, Garden Research, a division of the National Gardening Association, revealed gardeners aged 5