By Regina M. Dlugokencky
Growing, nurturing and harvesting one’s food can be one of the most centering and fulfilling activities in which we can engage. It offers benefits far beyond the fresh air, a hand in your own nutrition, and low-impact physical exercise and has also been found to bring psychological benefits such as mood enhancement and stress reduction, too.
The web and books at your local library hold a world of information on just about any question you may have about gardening. Gardening classes are popping up everywhere and you can even hire a garden coach to get you off to a confident start.
Most importantly, remember that Mother Nature can be a pretty forgiving lady.
So, don’t wait! Let this be the year you go forward and garden, just keep this simple truth in mind: “things want to grow.”
There are just a few basic rules to begin…