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The Advantages of Home Gardening

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Home gardening is used to make your home good but also important for our own well-being. It is taking on many forms, from a few plants in containers to large garden plots in the backyard. Far beyond the benefits of home-grown fresh vegetable and ornamental flowers gardening also have several health benefits. There is no comparison between the home-grown tomato and grocery store bought one. Even though you don’t have yard at your home still you can start this on a balcony, window that receives a lot of sunlight, indoor herb on your windowsill. You will be amazed to see that how many tomatoes, pepper, lemon, herbs and decorative plants can grow in a pot at home.

Improve Your Health

“We might think we are nurturing our

garden, But of course it’s our garden

that is really nurturing us.”- Jenny Uglow

Consuming fresh fruits and vegetables is one of the most important things you can do for yourself. When you eat something from your home garden it is enriched with vitamin content. All that digging, planting and weeding burn calories and strengthen your heart. Your input for garden gives output that’s good for your cardiovascular health. When you spend 30 minutes in a home garden you are exposing yourself to sun for vitamin D absorption which is vital to our health. Working with your hand increases your hand strength and your dexterity. Thus, it is a great way to keep your finger and hand strong for as long as possible. Furthermore, such physical activity is good for your bones, maintaining blood pressure, cholesterol level and brain electrical activity.

Save Money

One of the greatest advantages of growing your own vegetable at home is to reduce the monthly food budget. A pack of seed is almost equal to the single vegetable or fruit that you’ve bought from a grocery store. In fact your vehicle consumes fuel to reach at nearby grocery store daily. That’s why when are taking food cost in consideration gardening is always the best appealing option.

Fresh is Best

A home garden helps you to easy access to fresh fruits and vegetable. Many farmers use chemicals to grow vegetable and fruits this the reason we are facing a lot of health issues.  Growing pure organic, nutritious fruits and vegetable by skipping fertilizers and chemical at home is a best option. The quality and flavor of freshly produced fruits and vegetables would be superior to store bought organic products. For best flavor and good texture, most vegetables are harvested just before full maturity.

Clean Air

Air pollution has become the biggest issue of Urban life. Our cities have very fewer trees. Your garden will give a positive impact on your environment as the quality of fresh air is deteriorating day by day. Thereby, rescue your environment with your little contribution of home garden. It will not only improve the air quality of your surroundings rather it will also reduce the air pollution of your environment. Likewise, inhaling the fresh air from your garden will bring positive change in your health.

Aesthetic Value

Growing a garden is like an art that follows the increase of your aesthetic value and self-esteem. Whenever you will look at your growing garden it will fill your mind with pride, satisfaction and contentment. Similarly, it will bring positive vibes to your family as well.

Family Hobby

For many homeowners Gardening is fun, family-friendly activity, that allows the children to make their hand dirty and open the way to learn where their food comes from. It is full of enjoyment and learning. Kids primarily experience the activity from a bare ground to a beautiful plant and to making salads. Gardening is a best way get your family off the couch and onto their feet.

 Natural Stress Reliever

“Allow nature to flow into you

As sunshine flow into tress.”-John Muir

Gardening is a best anti depression/stress therapy. That’s the reason, many hospitals are using colorful plants to recover the injuries, strokes and surgeries of their patients. Sometimes you feel down and lack of motivation the fresh air and sunshine of your garden would always be there to boost your mood immediately. Working in between green plants will make you feel relaxed and rejuvenated. Hence, gardening fights better with stress more than any other hobby.

Consequently, we can say that home gardening has number of benefits from covering our budget (health and grocery) to reducing the environmental pollution. Now what’s stopping you starting your own home garden. Get the basic tools from a nearby store and start reaping the benefits that a garden can add to your life.

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  1. waqar ahmad

    June 30, 2020 at 5:37 pm

    Very nice

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