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10 Fantastic Reasons to Start a Garden


If you are looking for that little extra push to getting the garden of your dreams started, check out this list of ten great reasons to do just that. You might be surprised at how much a garden can do for you, the world around you, and your whole family too.

Contribute to the Environment

Growing a garden rather than spending money on vegetables grown with pesticides will help your back pocket and the environment.

Help the Bees

Growing bee-attracting plants will provide them with a supply of pollen and nectar, helping the survival of bees and therefore the planet.

Relax

There is nothing quite as relaxing as being able to spend time out in your own garden. This can be an excellent way to wind down after a particularly tough day at work.

Get a Workout

If you need to get out and get active a little more, you might be surprised at how quickly you will break a sweat when you go digging in your garden.

Help the Neighbourhood

Take extra veggies to your neighbours or even sell them at a booth at your local farmer’s market.

Educate the Family

If you have little members of your family, you can teach them a lot about how plants grow and what the weather does to contribute to that by letting them get involved in the garden.

Get a Hobby

Sometimes, you might feel as though you are stuck in a rut. If you get a new hobby, you might be able to pull yourself out of that rut and find something you really love and enjoy doing.

Grow Fresh Food

Fresh food tastes much better than food that has been shipped in to your local grocery store. Bring fresh ingredients to the table for a huge difference in flavour.

Get Some Air

If you have an office job, you might not get out of the house too often. Having a garden can give you some incentive to get some fresh air every day.

Decorate Your Home

Growing flowers or ornamental plants can give you a great solution for decorating your home. Freshly grown flowers from the garden look beautiful at any time of the year.

Are you ready to get out there and start your garden yet? With so many compelling reasons, you are sure to find the right cause to help you get motivated toward building the garden of your dreams!


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