Katie Kuchta

Katie Kuchta is a gardening and outdoor living writer for LawnStarter Lawn Care. As a gardening guru, she can often be found tending to her small space herb and vegetable garden as well as curating essential oils for wellness and meditation practice.

With our hectic lives, it can be tough to find time to connect with nature. When we do, we know we’re doing our hearts and minds a big favor. For your peace of mind, consider these three techniques. 1. Forest Bathing Shinrin-yoku (“taking in the forest atmosphere” or “forest bathing”) was developed in Japan in the 1980s. It’s become an important part of preventative health care and healing there. It’s also catching on elsewhere because…