Gardening doesn't necessarily require a yard or land, you can plant and grow indoors with pots and grow lights. Here are 5 reasons why we think everyone needs a garden.
When you grow your own fruits and vegtables, you tend to appreciate the process and take pride in your work. You'll start adding it to your soups, salads, and daily meals. Gardening is a simple way to incorporate nutrition.
2. Cost Effective
Wether there is a sale at the super market, you don't necessarily know what chemical or none, was in contact with the produce. With organic foods on the rise, so is their prices. By growing your own fruits and veggies, you'll know exactly what is going into your food and can make a high quality, clean, organic product for a cheaper price.
3. Skills for Survival
Supermarkets and restaurants are great when you're hungry and in a hurry. But as soon as the world starts to shut down, knowing how to garden can be a a great skill for survival. They key is to always depend on yourself.
4. Saving the Bees
We rely on bees to transfer pollen between flowers, plants, and crops to keep them gorwing and alive. Without bees, we wouldn't have one third of our global food supply. Plants like, borage, calendula, lavendar, oregano, rosemary, and sunflower are bee friendly that can contribute to keeping them alive.
Gardening is a hands on hobby. While you're in the dirt, digging, watering, planting, you'll feel as if you just got out of a spin class. You can burn around 300 - 500 calories within one hour of moderate to strenuous gardening. You'll definitely stay healthy and fit.