What was once old is new again! Smart gardening tips

Gardens are beginning to appear in backyards across the country from the White House to your house. Enjoying fruits, vegetables and flowers grown in your own backyard can be a family activity that is both fun and economical. To help keep a smile on your face and the pain away from your neck, back, shoulders, hips and knees try using the following tips:

Warm up before you start. Gentle stretching of the muscles of your upper and lower body increases flexibility and ease of movement. Plan ahead and be realistic.