With organic food prices going through the roof and worries about chemicals being in your food, it’s the perfect time to start a vegetable garden in your backyard. Here’s 6 reasons why you should start one now.
Healthy food right in your backyard
Starting your own veggie garden means you know exactly what’s used on your food, so you can be sure there’s no nasty chemicals on your organic produce. Fresh vegetables can also have up to 50% more nutrients compared to your average supermarket supply.
The cost of organic food in supermarkets is constantly increasing, it’s much cheaper to buy vegetable seeds and plant them yourself. They require little maintenance and the process is rather enjoyable and you’ll learn a lot on the way.
Getting yourself out in the garden a few times a week is a great way to get some exercise in, and the process can really increase your quality of life.
Green up your backyard
A vegetable garden is an easy way to add greenery to your garden. The richness of growing vegetables are a beautiful sight and will give your backyard some extra life.
It’s very rewarding
Gardening can give you a real sense of accomplishment. Knowing that you started out with a small seed in the ground, and now have plants you can use to produce healthier meals for you and your family is a great feeling and makes it all worthwhile.
Less Environmental Impact
Having your own vegetable garden is one way you can contribute to a healthier planet. Growing your own food without the use of pesticides and herbicides cuts down on air and water pollution.