You’re right you can teach yourself how to grow organic produce at your home here’s why….

It’s not your fault, growing organic produce is overwhelming.

You weren’t raised on a farm or people who grow their own produce. Many of us may have a grandparent or relative that has a kitchen garden where they grow and harvest their food near their home but, you haven’t had this experience. The experience of easily accessible, fresh, fully flavored, and organic homegrown goodness you can make into a healthy and delicious meal.

You’re right you can teach yourself how to grow organic produce at your home here’s why….

Even though most of us today haven’t had the pleasure of growing our own food, it’s likely that you do come from people who grew their own food. I reminded this when I went back to Kenya to celebrate my grandpa’s 90th birthday. I always knew he was a farmer but I never noticed that they had a little kitchen garden by the house. They had all the main foods they needed: cabbage, potatoes, beans, green onion, spinach, amaranth, carrots, tomatoes, passionfruit…and more.

My grandparents know how to grow their own food but they weren’t born with special green thumbs, they learned how to grow produce at a very young age. They spent years shadowing their elders who taught them to care for plants for a fruitful harvest. You see, it’s a skill you can learn if you’re willing to put in some time to learn how to care for the plants.

Use these two tips and you’ll be on your way to becoming a garden maven.
To get started, watch this short video where I share two tips you need to think about before you start.

So now you know…
You only have to pick 2 or 3 plants to start with.
Grow close to where you pass by frequently, this is how you will remember to keep caring for your little plants.

I was wrong.
Even though I said in the video that I’ll provide a short list of plants you can start of with, I don’t think this is all that helpful to you without knowing what zone you are in first. My next blog post will include a short list of easy to grow plants you can grow in each zone in the US. Then I’ll get into teaching you about thinking about sunlight in the location you are thinking of growing in and how that affects what you can grow near your home.

For now, take 3 minutes to look up your zone by Clicking Here and entering your zip code as shown below. Memorize your zone number or number + letter. That’s it for now. I’ll guide you the rest of the way and if you follow along, this will be the year you can put something you grew into your meal.

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