Garden Fresh Vegetables
Vegetable gardening is becoming a popular pastime during these hard times. Vegetables are easy to grow right in your own yard garden or by container Gardening. From planning to almost completion, gardens are never complete. You will find something new you want to do or learn each year.
Vegetables have a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. They also have antioxidants, which help protect your immune system. Vegetables are low in fat and calories and are filling, making them great diet food. Scientific studies have suggested eating vegetables daily helps fight off some cancers and other ailments. Researchers have found that green vegetables are Mother Natures weapon against many cancers.
Choosing how and where you place your plants is a very important step in a successful garden. Set up your plants where they will get the best production. Making sure you have the proper soil amendments, watering schedules, and that everything will get as much sun or shade as it needs. There are different modes of weed and pest control to have your yard remain as organic as you choose. Starting your own compost bin can be very beneficial and cost effective. It can cut down on costs of purchasing the compost while cutting down on your garbage output in the home.
Cauliflower and Broccoli contain substances that help the body fight cancer. They are the most potent cancer fighting foods we can eat.
Bell peppers are rich in vitamins A and C, the warm tone yellow, orange and red bell peppers have the most nutrients.
If you grow your own vegetables, you will eat more of them and save money at the grocery store. Imagine walking into your backyard to put dinner on the table, instead of driving to the store. Cooking with homegrown vegetables will also get your kids to develop healthy eating habits that last a lifetime. Fresh green vegetables should be an important part of your daily diet.