Infographic: Your Yard Contributes to Health & Well-Being

Your backyard provides a safe place for friends and family to gather and children and pets to play. But did you know it also provides a host of health and well-being benefits?

The TurfMutt Foundation infographic for all of the details:

Here is just some of what researchers have found:

  • Children's stress levels fall within minutes of seeing green spaces.
  • School children with more exposure to the outdoors performed better on cognitive testing.
  • People moving to greener areas experienced an immediate improvement in mental health that was sustained for at least 3 years.
  • Workers perform better and with greater accuracy when under the calming influence of nature.

Find even more fascinating facts about how your backyard benefits your health and well-being go to or download the TurfMutt Foundation Fact Book to learn more.

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