The Benefits of Organics
From Organics is nothing new, in fact until the early 20th
century all gardening was organic. It was not until the the
introduction of chemicals into gardening that the rules changed.
You can start enjoying the healthy benefits of indoor and
outdoor organic gardening at any
With the introduction of those chemicals, gardeners switched to them
as better and more effective way of growing, not realizing that they
really were neither. What it did do was cause serious health risks
and environmental safety.
The benefits of organic produce are clear to many more
people, and the success of local farmers markets and the
availability of organic produce demonstrate the growing popularity
of this healthy way to grow what we eat. Here are some of the
reasons to switch to doing your own gardening for you and your
- In recent years, it has become very clear that ingesting chemical
fertilizers, insecticides, and herbicides is just plain bad for our
health. These chemicals, even in trace amounts, especially harm
children. Organic fruits and vegetable eliminate these chemicals
from our diets.
- Organic fruits and vegetables are significantly higher in the
essential vitamins and nutrients we all need to maintain robust good
- There is no denying that picking fruits, herbs, and vegetables at
the peak of ripeness and serving them right away assures us of
maximum flavor for our table. Fresh herbs, fresh from the garden
also enhance the food we eat, far more than wilted or dried herbs
- Food grown organically on our own property is always at the peak
of freshness. Fruits and vegetables begin losing their nutritive
value from the moment they are picked. Assure maximum nutrition and
taste by growing your own.
- By growing a wide variety of organic fruits, vegetables, and herbs
in our gardens, we can take advantage of a more balanced, varied
diet. Including heirloom varieties of our favorite fruits and
veggies in our gardens also adds variety to our diet
- If you buy organic produce for yourself and your family, you know
that you pay more for it at your local supermarket or even at
farmers markets. Growing your own food is a natural way to stretch
your budget, and growing it in an organic garden means saving on
costly chemical additives.
Hobby and Sharing - Involving the entire family in organic
gardening projects helps to promote togetherness and provides many
hours of enjoyable and healthful activity. As an additional benefit,
children tend to eat more healthful fruits and vegetables if they
have a hand in growing them.
From a small herb garden for your kitchen, grown
in an attractive compact garden system, to a basement dedicated to plant
propagation or production gardening, there's a system to match every
budget and need.