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The Wellness Garden

Grow, Eat, and Walk Your Way to Better Health

Shawna Coronado


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Make your garden a healing place. If you love to garden but also worry about the physical strain, or if you are in search of ways to promote a healthier lifestyle, and even combat specific chronic health issues, then noted garden author and speaker Shawna Coronado has good news for you! You can stay active, fight chronic pain, and keep the garden you've worked so hard to cultivate.

In The Wellness Garden, Shawna details exactly how she has learned to use her garden as a key tool in her battle with osteoarthritis and other chronic pain issues. In this inspiring but highly practical book, you will learn from Shawna's life-changing garden experience how to create your own Wellness Garden—and gain the healthier lifestyle you desire and need.

Shawna's Wellness Garden Program:
  • Grow and eat produce with specific healing benefits
  • Use ergonomic tools and methods to redefine garden chores as beneficial exercise
  • Redesign your garden as a space for beauty and relaxation

Praise For The Wellness Garden: Grow, Eat, and Walk Your Way to Better Health

"this book is an inspirational guide to everything from using ergonomic tools to finding ways to designing your garden as a therapeutic space"—Grow Your Own magazine

"a delight to pick up anytime and thumb through"
?"an inspiring and informative read" 

Barbara Wilkinson, Herbs Magazine matter what types of health or physical challenges readers might have, there is much to learn from each page.—Susan's In The Garden Blog

"If you or someone you know is seeking wellness for whatever reason, I prescribe Coronado’s book—plus time spent in a garden, of course."—The American Gardener

Cool Springs Press, 9781591866947, 160pp.

Publication Date: December 4, 2017

About the Author

Shawna Coronado is an author, on-camera spokesperson, newspaper columnist, internationally recognized keynote speaker, and environmental and health correspondent. She has lectured for TEDx and Google, appears regularly on US national television, and spends her time educating the online community about eco-travel, green living, sustainable gardening, inexpensive cooking, and home vegetable production—all from her very own home and ornamental front-lawn garden. Shawna's photographs and stories on organic living have been featured on, in Birds & Blooms magazine, and in the books The Green GardenGrocery GardeningThe Edible Front Yard, and Garden Up!. She is the author of Cool Springs Press' Illinois Getting Started Garden Guide (2014), Indiana Getting Started Garden Guide (2014), The Wellness Garden (2017), and 101 Organic Gardening Hacks (2017).