Why Plant a Garden?

Good exercise.

Nothing beats the taste of homegrown vegetables.

It’s pretty.  (You can put flowers in your food garden too–the veggies will like the beneficial insects)

Caprese salad!

Kids should know where food comes from.  We all should.

Cheaper than yoga class.

Environmentally sustainable.

Knowing exactly what is sprayed on your food.

Economical.

Enourages variety.  You’ll want to try new recipes with your bounty.

Fun to share with other gardeners.

Fresh pesto!

Creative and artistic expression.

Pulling weeds relieves stress.

Self-sufficiency.

Homemade pickles!

Learning to preserve food is fun.

Composting.

Donating extra to food banks or soup kitchens.

Rosemary on new potatoes!

Learning about history.  (Heirlooms are fascinating).

Making new friends. People love to talk about their gardens.

Learning what to do.....and what not to do.  (Be sure to thin out those carrot seedlings!)

Learning what to do.....and what not to do.  (Be sure to thin out those carrot seedlings!)