Is Your Workout Worth It? See How Many Calories You’re Actually Burning

Gardening: 460 Calories

Gardening isn’t usually considered a type of exercise, but all the bending, raking, digging, and more can quickly burn up some calories.

three women gardening in london
Mary Turner/Getty Images
Mary Turner/Getty Images

On average, a man will burn about 460 calories after an hour of gardening and a woman will burn about 370. Not only is gardening a good workout, but it’s great for the planet.