Gardens of California ® LLC 
Bridget Guzzi, Owner


Home edible organic Gardening

VIEW MY home grown Edibles!

Home health gardening is a broader concept than the traditional gardening concept that we often defer to. There are few who can argue the biggest juiciest tomato is usually the winner, but there is much more to home gardening than the great nutrition that tomato will provide once consumed.
As a strong proponent of horticulture therapy, Gardens of California ® recognizes substantial intangible rewards that are often overlooked or neglected when designing and working in a garden. The garden provides a nurturing safe environment in which we may think and heal, and strengthen our bodies and minds. Families, couples and individuals may use the garden to build their own family tree on which they print their life story.  I, myself, see my garden as a canvas that tells the story of my life; developed as I have developed over the years. Together or alone, the garden is a hospice of nurturing and growth.

The Heart of the Home Edible Garden Family

Some reasons to consider a home edible garden include:Spend your water dollars on the food you produce. A very healthy return.  Attain physical fitness and build body strength.Feel spiritually and mentally well working in one of nature's wonderful settings.Feed on high energy fibrous carbohydrates, loose weight and energize your body.Save dollars and increase health in the near term.No longer worry where your fruits and vegetables came from or if they are safe.Freeze, can and store your yields and learn how to stop wasting food.Share and support a neighbor or friend with fresh food for their table. 

SWEET POTATOES JUNE 1897 The Mayflower Magazine

If you just do not have the space for a back yard garden, there are other options. Patio .. deck .. in the house replacing non-edible plants, and even verticle gardening. If you have exhaused all possibilities why not visit your City listings for community gardens!

Starting a home health garden does not have to be overwhelming nor does it have to be more than you can afford. There is a good starting place for everyone.

Have a big pooch? Just put up a fence to make a clean bathroom break and protect your edibles.

Gardening has so much to offer. The costs associated with a home health garden vary but one may truly believe when  you divide the initial cost, by any one of the numerous benefits, you will come up with a figure that is pennies on the dollar. There will be many happy returns.

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