This is the time of year we can say goodbye to the cold winter and welcome the spring season. The most important gardening tool we have is our body, so learning proper gardening ergonomics is the key to injury prevention.

Gardening is a great way to reduce stress by getting in touch with nature. It also requires a great deal of physical stamina involving standing, stooping, kneeling, bending, lifting and crouching, which can lead to unwanted aches and pains. Here are some tips that will allow you to safely enjoy your gardening season.