Gardening is a healthy activity with many benefits. That said, you may not know that you are burning significant calories when you are out in the garden. Here is just a sampling of averages complied from various sources:
272 calories/hour – Gardening in General
306 calories/hour – Weeding
306 calories/hour – Pruning Trees or Shrubs
306 calories/ hour – Mowing with a power mower
340 calories/hour – Digging
Above calculations assume a body weight of 150 lbs.