Planting a backyard garden is a great way to complement a healthy lifestyle. We’ve known for years that if we include a variety of fruits and vegetables in our diet we can help to keep our bodies healthy and prevent chronic disease. In more recent years, the concern over environmental toxins has caused a rapid increase in the number of people that are growing their own fruits and vegetables in their backyard. Fruit and vegetables contain the highest amount of nutrients when they are first harvested. If you include freshly picked fruit and vegetables from your backyard garden into your diet you are ensuring that you are eating the food when it is the most nutritious.Click here to learn more. (PDF)
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