Why Do You Garden? Home › Forums › General › General Garden Discussion › Why Do You Garden? This topic contains 0 replies, has 1 voice, and was last updated by Anonymous 9 years ago. Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) Author Posts May 3, 2008 at 9:18 am #28253 Anonymous The reason we love to garden may well be scientific. There is a bacteria in the soil, m. vaccae, which increases serotonin levels in the brain, which gives us increased feeling of relaxation and happiness. An Anti-anxiety Agent. How Nice! Author Posts Viewing 1 post (of 1 total) You must be logged in to reply to this topic.