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Why “Community Gardening” is a very important part of Green Living?
It is no surprise that there are many positives related to practicing Green Living.
Change and improvement in attitude and health.
Community gardening is an activity that involves the entire neighborhood
It promotes sustainable living while giving people a place to unwind and
Community gardening is basically gardening in an area that is not in use or an
area that is donated. Those who do not have space to grow their own gardens
can join their neighbors in a mutual effort to create a beautiful and sustainable
These urban areas are often lacking when it comes to fresh produce and
the community garden can solve that problem. Aside from growing organic and
fresh produce, these gardens also offer a place to unwind and get rid of stress.
It is a community effort that is open to all ages and people, therefore bringing
the community closer.
Aside from helping people learn about sustainable living, community
gardening also preserves nature by keeping the area lush and green. Since
organic food can be quite costly, community gardening helps its members to
have access to high quality food, which greatly impacts their health. Children
that grow up playing at and learning about community gardening are more
aware of fruits and vegetables and can take their knowledge of sustainable
living with them for life.
These gardens also help families to cut back on costs and shopping.
Because there is less need for grocery shopping, this also helps the
environment by cutting back on packaging and transportation. It is said that a
community garden has up to five times increased productivity by acre than
major farming. These gardens also provide an area to compost, which helps
reduce rubbish and improves soil quality.