Make sure your space gets enough sun
(HealthDay News) -- Growing your own garden is a great way to get physical activity, save money and eat healthier.
The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these tips for growing your own garden:
- Measure available space to grow fruits and vegetables, making sure the area gets adequate sun.
- Find out which foods will grow best in your climate and allotted space.
- Use a testing kit to measure the quality of your soil.
- Start out with just a few plants and herbs, and don't feel pressure to grow a huge garden.