We are constantly confronted with a variety of reasons we should eat healthier and exercise more. The number one reason, of course, is that it will enable us to live longer healthier lives. Adding more fresh fruits and vegetables to your diet is one of the ways we can eat healthier.
Unfortunately, you can be eating a lot of fruits and vegetables but still be doing harm to your health. Why? Many of our healthiest foods could actually be very unhealthy for us because of the way they are grown or preserved for sale. There are so many pesticide sprays and chemicals used to grow the produce that you can sometimes be better off not eating the food products at all. A far better solution, however, is to try your hand at organic gardening.
Why Organic Gardening – What’s in it for you?
Essentially, organic gardening is a method of growing fruits and vegetables without using harmful pesticides and chemicals. Organic gardening doesn’t need to be as overwhelming or difficult as it may sound. An important first step is to visit a local library, or book retail outlet, and learn all you can about organic gardening. Read up on all the many reasons why you should make an organic garden this season.
You can also talk to owners of organic gardens in your area. There’s probably more organic gardens growing in your town than you know about! Go by and visit and organic garden or two. Talk to the gardeners and learn what the challenges and benefits of organic gardening are.
Organic gardening is certainly healthier for you and it may be something you would like to give a try. You can then reap the benefits of having healthy fresh organic fruits and vegetables. Gardening is a rewarding hobby that will give you fresh veggies and exercise!