There are a number of benefits of having your own vegetable garden.
Improve Your Health: Consuming more vegetables and fruits is an important thing that you can do in order to stay healthy. When you are picking vegetables from your own garden, the vitamin content is higher. You are also reducing the risk of eating vegetables that have harmful chemicals and you know exactly what you are eating. Getting kids involved in the process can also make them more likely to eat vegetables.
Save Money on Groceries: You can reduce your monthly food bill when you get to pick up some of your groceries from your own backyard vegetable garden.
Get Outdoor Exercise: Gardening is a physical activity so it’s great exercise and can also help keep your mind sharp.
Natural Stress Reliever: Being outside in the fresh air and sunshine can improve your mood and improve your general happiness. Growing your own produce also gives you a sense of accomplishment.