Shift happens in gardens movie

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The indroductory presentation to the access to gardens seminars '

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2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. IN GARDENS SHIFT HAPPENS
9. IN GARDENS SHIFT HAPPENS
10. IN GARDENSLITTLE HAPPENS
11. IN GARDENSLITTLEHAPPENS
12. Gardens are amazing
places...
13. .. Places of scientific value..
14. .. Where medicines are discovered..
15. ..Places of tranquillity..
16. ..Places of beauty..
17. ..Places to have fun in..
18. ..Places where the imagination can run free..
19. ..Places to fall in love..
20. .. Places that help us to chart our shared history..
21. .. Places that help us to understand ourselves.
22. 23. IN HOLLAND
24. ..a study asked 25,000people about their own perceptions of their health.
25. Those within 1km 3kmof green space felt healthier.
26. In Norway
27. ...a study discovered that the average number of health problems decreased after plants were introduced into the workplace.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
28. Gardens are places where positive change happens.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
29. The evidence is compelling.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
30. In the USA
31. A 2003 study concluded that views of nature, the sounds of a babbling brook and birdsong can give 50% higher levels of pain control.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
32. Nature scene used in intervention.
2003 by American College of Chest Physicians
33. There are over 30rigorous scientific studies which show how exposure to nature quickly slows respiration and lowers blood pressure.
34. Simply being relaxed
is simply being healthy.
35. Gardens give pleasure and take away pain.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
36. In the United Kingdom
37. A 1983 study showed that people recovered from gallbladder surgery more quickly when they had a view of trees, rather than of a wall.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment.. Image: BBC
38. ..requiring less medication and spending less time in hospital.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
39. and costing less money.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
40. 27% of troops suffer post deployment mental health problems.
Source: Reuters
41. One of the weapons being used against this is....
42. Image: BBC
The Combat Stress garden at the 2010 Hampton Court Flower Show.
A garden
43. Green exerciseis physical activity in the natural environment...
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
44. It can reduce blood pressure, improve mood and raise self-esteem.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
45. A 10% rise in physical activity would save the UK500 million per year...
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
46. 2
..and
6000
lives.
Source: Newton, J, Wellbeing and the Natural Environment...
47. In England
48. Source: Space to Grow, The National Trust
..1 in 3 consider gardens
to be romantic places that can
give your love life a boost.
49. Over70% of the population think that spending time in gardens is important for their quality of life.
Source: Space to Grow, The National Trust
50. 62% of teachers believe that children have a right to garden at school.
Source: Nfer/rhs
51. 80% believe that children should learn about gardening and growing at school.
Source: Space to Grow, The National Trust
52. ..yet 57% believe that gardening is not one of their schools priorities.
Source: Nfer/rhs
53. A right
but not a priority?
Source: Nfer/rhs
54. 55. Gardens employ over 200,000
people in horticulture alone.
Source: Space to Grow, The National Trust
56. 40% of the people working in gardens now will have retired by 2015.
57. Who will fill their wellingtons?
58. 59. IN GARDENS SHIFT HAPPENS
60. IN GARDENS SHIFT HAPPENS
61. IN GARDENSSHIFT
62. IN GARDENSSHIFTHAPPENS