Most of us often get irritated when our parents ask us to water the garden and plants. Numerous excuses, especially “I have to study” pops in our head. But! Ever thought of benefits of the exercise given to us by our parents. So, next time you’ll not respond with a NO after reading these 5 advantages.
1) Connects us to nature
The Nature and greenery fills our souls with peace. Immense satisfaction is felt when we sit and spent some time in the lap of nature. If you are a writer or want to spend some time with yourself, the best way is to water your garden barefoot. The splash of water touching the feet is just amazing (self tested and experienced!)
2) Adequate water to plants
When water is provided through the mechanical sprinklers, it might be possible that not enough water is received by the plants or over water is provided. Even if the gardener waters your garden, he might under water your plants due to lot of work. There by practicing watering the plants by yourself, your plants neither gets drenched in a flood nor remain in a drought like zone. Optimum water utilisation is there.
3) Makes you look like a hero
Taking the responsibility of easy job of watering your plants can make you most loved and talked about child in neighbourhood. When neighbours will see you doing the job, they’ll definitely praise you, which will make you the most obedient child in the neighbourhood. Your mother will get something to brag about you (finally the dog will have his day!)among the relatives. You also might be caught up being seen by next door neighbour whose your crush for long.
4) A better way to spend leisure time
Watering the plants is a better way to spend the extra hours of your life. You need some time away from those technology drained gadgets of yours, from those bothering whatsapp messages and ringing phones. You’ll enjoy this leisure time with nature and would be one to record in your journals.
5)Share home grown fruits and vegetables and rekindle your childhood
You can share your home grown fruits and vegetables with your neighbors. These fruits and vegetables would be very precious to you as they have grown because your nurtured care and love.
Also remember the time when you used to water the garden with your grandfather and soak yourself in water. Rekindle those times by spending some time with your garden.
Simran Agarwal, a young adult, loves to express her emotions through words. She is passionate about music and loves to make friends. Poems and poetry is something her soul connects with. Dancing like nobody else is watching you is her way of living. She believes in carrying yourself with a smile on your face and dreams in your heart and you are on the path of success.