Why grow your own food?
Growing your own food allows you to enjoy delicious, inexpensive, convenient produce that is good for you and the environment. Grow your own food to:
Growing your own food does not need to be complicated. Whether you rent or own your home, you don't even need an outdoor space.
Balcony gardens – You don't need a big garden to grow your own food. With a little thought and planning there are beautiful and edible plants for just about every type of balcony.
Community gardens – Community gardens are places where people come together to grow food and other plants, to learn new skills, meet other people and be part of their local community.
Indoor gardens – Indoor gardens are a simple solution for people who don’t have access to an outdoor space or community garden. Fruits, flowers, herbs and even vegetables can all be grown indoors.
Wall gardens – Wall gardens can turn any wall, fence or vertical space into a living, growing wall of edible garden. A wall garden will use space efficiently, cover up an ugly wall, provide privacy, and beautify your home and garden.
For a variety of reasons, including lifestyle and ethical choices, some people choose to eat a plant rich diet. To find out more visit the Better Health Channel.
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