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The Benefits of Edible Gardens

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Thorsten Hagemann details the health and healing benefits that edible gardens give, whether it's an indoor garden, or an outdoor garden.

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The Benefits of Edible Gardens

  1. 1. THE BENEFITS OF EDIBLE GARDENS THORSTEN HAGEMANN
  2. 2. While many people use garden plants for ornamental purposes only, others have found some creative ways to make their gardening space into something more delicious. Enter edible gardens, a new trend that has people planting varieties of fruits and vegetables in their backyardthat have a range of health benefits.
  3. 3.  If the space in your yard is limited, you can choose to plant the herbs that offer you aesthetic and utilitarian benefits. If you want to minimize the time you allocate to maintenance, avoid planting the annual varieties that you will have to replace every year. Choosing these following perennial plants will help you to improve your health while beautifying your property
  4. 4. ROSEMARY
  5. 5. In addition to spicing up your food, rosemary is a great source of calcium, vitamins, and iron. Whether you want to extract the powder from the dried leaves or use it in its fresh form, you can add this to any dish and improve your health significantly. Rosemary has plenty of medicinal benefits that include alleviating muscle pain, boosting the immune system, and improving memory.
  6. 6. PAWPAW
  7. 7. Pawpaw provides a range of B-complex vitamins that work together to facilitate the conversion of protein, fats, and carbohydrates into energy. Besides its nutritional benefits, pawpaw comes with lots of therapeutic applications. The antioxidants combine with Vitamin C to boost your immune system while keeping any free radicals at bay. 
  8. 8. LAVENDER
  9. 9. Besides its ornamental benefits, lavender plays a huge role when it comes to eliminating free radicals from the body. You can find a ton of free radicals in the atmosphere, mostly due to environmental pollution. Considering that free radicals can cause cancer and shut down the immune system, including some herbs that enrich your body with antioxidants that help to fight these pesky polluters is a good idea.
  10. 10. Edible gardens give your property a great visual appeal while helping you to improve your health. As the trend continues to grow more and more popular in urban areas due to limited green space, it’s important to remember that this trend can still be carried out in open spaces as well. Trendy and impactful, urban gardens are truly the perfect blend of health of beauty.
  11. 11. FOR MORE, VISIT: ThorstenHagemann.org THORSTEN HAGEMANN

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