Foods You Should Grow Yourself

Introduction:If you read my Top 5 List on Alarming Food Facts you know why it is important to grow some of your own food. These are foods that are easy to grow in most areas.

  • 01

    Strawberries

    Strawberries grow nearly everywhere, although they do best when conditions are not too hot. Even if you do not have a yard they can be grown on a patio or balcony. Home grow strawberries have more nutrition and more taste than store bought.

  • 02

    Potatoes

    You do need a yard for these, I suggest at least 10 ft x 10 ft of space, but less, or more, is fine too, depending on how many you want to grow.

    You must buy seed potatoes and they can be cut so you get more plants from one spud.

  • 03

    Peas

    Peas are easy to grow, but most need to be strung up, so select the right type. Kids love growing peas and eating them from the pod.

  • 04

    Zucchini

    Zucchini are really easy to grow, do not buy more than two plants unless you have a large family or many neighbors that want free food.

  • 05

    Fruit Trees

    Although you may not get fruit for the first year, you will be rewarded with fruit, shade, and songbirds, for many years after you plant a fruit tree.




Final Thoughts

There are so many reasons to try to grow some of your own food.


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