15 Reasons why you Should Start to Grow your own Food

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15 Reasons why you Should Start to Grow your own Food

15 Reasons why you Should Start to Grow your own Food15 Reasons why you Should Start to Grow your own Food

Vegetable gardening and grow your own food has become very popular with all sorts of different people. They have seen how very easy, cheap and fun it is to grow at least a few vegetables even if they don’t have a large garden.

If you haven’t yet jumped on the bandwagon here are ten good reasons why you should get into vegetable gardening and start to grow your own vegetables right now.

1/ Health

Eating a wide range of fresh vegetables adds fiber, vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to your diet. It is thought that fresh ingredients are better than pills because natural plant phytochemicals found in fresh veg helps the body fight disease.

2/ Physical exercise

Vegetable gardening is wonderful for toning and tightening flabby muscles. It provides really beneficial all-around exercise for the body, and the food you produce as a result if low in calories. Who needs a gym when you’ve got a kitchen garden.

3/ Saving money

If you grow seasonal crops that are expensive to buy at the supermarket, such as asparagus, artichokes, chicory, salads and soft fruit, you can certainly save yourself some money.

 

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