You can never completely trust the fruits and vegetables that you purchase from the market. Can you? Fruits and vegetables which are bought from the shops contain various chemicals which are not good for our health and lead to many diseases. It is advisable to avoid such vegetables and fruits and instead opt for organically grown ones. You can consider going organic by growing them at home.
Advantages of going organic!
Here are some of the benefits that you can enjoy when you opt for organically grown vegetables and fruits.
High on nutrition: The fruits and that you grow in your garden will surely have more nutrients as compared to the market bought fruits and vegetables. When you grow fruits and vegetables at your home, you always need help from other members of the family. You can always ask your kids to help you in the gardening process. This will ensure that they eat more fruits and vegetables as well as they stay active. We are quite sure that you already know that store-bought fruits and vegetables are grown using pesticides. When you grow vegetables and fruits in your own garden, you can cut the number of pesticides and make them healthy naturally.
Cost-effective: Price of fruits and vegetables are always increasing in the market thus when you grow your own fruits and vegetable, you save a huge amount of money from your monthly expenditure. According to a report, growing fruits and vegetables at home saves around $26000 per annum for each household.
One can always purchase fruits and vegetables from the market but when you grow them on your own you can always show off the effort that you have put in growing them. We are quite sure that people will always appreciate your work.
Free of chemicals: As growing fruits and vegetables at home do not include any chemical, you save the environment as well. Farmers use a high amount of chemicals such as pesticides and fertilizers on regular basis for growing their crop. Excessive use of both is not at all good for the crops as well as the environment.
Pesticides, in addition to making the fruits and vegetables less healthy also make them less tasty as well. Fruits and vegetables from the garden are always fresh and thus taste better as you don’t need to add any kind of preservatives to store them for several days.
Knowledge of horticulture: When you are engaged in gardening, you learn a lot about every fruits and vegetable that you grow. You learn about the kinds of soil and how to treat bugs and grow vegetables and fruits naturally without any chemicals.
There are many people who are in need of a daily dose of vitamins. When you grow your fruits and vegetables in your garden, people who need daily vitamins can easily eat the fruits to get it from there.
So these are the benefits of having your own kitchen garden and growing fruits and vegetables or even different kinds of herbs. Having your own little garden saves a lot of time as you don’t have to visit the market as well.
By now, you must have definitely gathered some ideas about the positive side of having a kitchen garden. So what are you waiting for? Grab a pot and start by planting some herbs in it and then expand to fruits and vegetables.