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Learning To Grow Your Own Food

When you think of growing your own food, you no doubt think of farmers and professionals however, anyone can grow their own food and there are countless benefits to growing your own food. You may have seen and read about the numerous chemicals and preservatives that are put in to the food that we buy on a daily basis and you may also have seen the many dangers that are caused to the human body by us consuming this food. The world around is sick and the rates of cancer numbers are rising rapidly because of the food that we eat and yet, we do not have much of a choice because eating organic is extremely expensive with the organic counterpart of the traditionally grown food being almost ten times the price. However, if you choose to grow your own food, you will always have access to clean, organic food.

Tips for starting your project

Keep in mind that while growing your own food is not difficult at all, it might be a bit of work to get the hand of the science of planting and growing your own food. If you are not used to it, it might take a few tried to make it work and you should not give up. You can buy yourself a pair of ladies gardening gloves and a few pots along with seeds either from the store or you can even use the seed that are left over from your own food. You will need to collect all of your food scraps from now on so that you can use them in the soil to fertilize the soil and make compost.

Once you have planted the seeds, you will have to have plant labels on each pot to let you know what each pot contains because each of the seeds and then plants will have a different technique of growing and you will need to study those techniques online before you start your project.Some plants will take longer to grow while some will grow fast. Some will require a lot of water and sun light while other may die for excess water due to “drowning”. These are all things that you will need to study and figure out. You will find that some of the plants, the smaller ones will do well indoors as indoor plants which will make it easier for you to take care of them and study their progress however, other plants will need a lot of fresh air and sun light.