There’s nothing like biting into a vegetable picked at the height of the season, that is, until you’ve planted and harvested that vegetable yourself. Gardening has plenty of benefits besides a daily dose of nutrition: it’s a source of physical activity, relaxation, stress reduction and satisfaction; it encourages kids to try new fruits and vegetables and saves you money while stimulating the local economy.
Harold Taylor has spent more than 30 years at Longwood Gardens and is their Section Gardener for the Idea Garden, where he specifically works with vegetables, herbs, fruits and the Compost-Demonstration site. Longwood’s garden guru recently chatted with The Town Dish about how to grow your very own green thumb.
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