Gardening / Growing Your Own Food Directory
Many have recently turned to gardening in order to eat healthy foods for less money. Gardening is not only a great source of exercise and promotes emotional well-being, it is also a great way to include more vegetables and fruits in your diet. Growing things like leafy greens, tomatoes, herbs, and fruits can be a wonderful experience. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how to begin gardening, what fruits and vegetables are good to grow yourself, and much more.
Gardening for Health
Can the simple pleasure of gazing on a landscape improve your health? Perhaps. A growing number of experts say that nature may hold a key to a long, healthy life.
Gardening For Health
Trying your hand at gardening may be a best-kept secret to getting and staying in shape.
Green Peas: A Vitamin Powerhouse
Green peas are loaded with vitamins A, B-1, B-6, C, and a supersized serving of osteoporosis-fighting K. Plus, a healthy springtime recipe for minted peas.
Get Fit in the Garden
Bruce Van Horn says most of us don't do enough for ourselves. To practice what he preaches, the New York yoga instructor spends a good part of every day in his garden. The benefits? "It not only saves me money, but it gets me moving," says Van Horn.
Going Organic and Effects of Toxins
Is going organic worth the price? Studies are trying to find a definitive answer.
WebMD Town Hall: What's in the White House Garden?
First lady Michelle Obama tells the audience what is grown in the White House garden, and how they turn the garden's bounty into state dinners or gifts to dignitaries.