Veggie Gardening Benefits for the Family

DID YOU KNOW? The National Garden Association (NGA) estimates that while the average U.S. family spends $70 per year to plant a vegetable garden, they grow about $600 worth of produce — that’s a $530 return on your investment.10
Further, the extra nutrients you’ll gain from eating your harvest of fresh fruits and vegetables is immeasurable in terms of its benefit to your health. Not to mention, people who garden tend to eat more produce in general.
According to one study published in the American Journal of Public Health, 56 percent of those who planted a community garden ate fruits and vegetables at least five times a day compared to 25 percent of non-gardeners. Shop local for your Fall veggie plants at Countryside Gardens in Hampton.#Vegetablegardening #Vegetableplants #Shoplocal

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