A lot of people have a desire to lead a healthier lifestyle, and one of the biggest aspects of this will of course be making sure that they are eating the foods that they ought to be eating - and when it comes to "the foods you ought to be eating," there are few foods that stand out as much as fruits and veggies; one thing that can be discouraging, however - when it comes to fruits and veggies - is the fact that non-organic fruits and veggies are not nearly as healthy for you as you might have imagined, and in fact, even organic fruits and vegetables that have been sent in from out-of-state are not close to as healthy as you probably thought.
Because of this, the solution to "making sure you are eating foods that are actually healthy" that is most obvious is to simply grow your own fruits and vegetables, in your own backyard; there are plenty of great benefits to growing your own fruits and veggies - as they will not only be much healthier for you than anything you could possibly find in the store, but will also taste a whole lot better than any other fruit and vegetable options likely available to you - but in addition to these benefits of growing these items on your own, there are also a handful of problems.
For one thing, non-organic foods (also known as "conventional" foods) are considered non-organic largely because of the fact that pesticides are used on them, and while these pesticides obviously end up making the food you eat a whole lot less healthy, they also do the job they are implemented to do, which is to keep the bugs off the food as it grows; if you are going to achieve success with growing your own organic garden, you need to make sure you are able to find a way to keep bugs away in a natural manner!
Another reason why conventional foods are grown the way they are grown is that they are able to be grown much larger than their organic counterparts, because they are provided with unnatural supplements that help in their growth; again, these unnatural supplements cause the product to be less healthy and less tasty, but if you try to grow these same items organically, you will find that you are yielding a lot less than you may have been expecting, and you will find that you are far more likely to experience loss of plants.
All of this may seem as though it adds up to something that would be positive if it were a bit easier, but that - given its current state - you would be better off avoiding; the truth is, however, it is actually entirely possible to grow your own organic garden without all these problems, and to in fact grow a garden that thrives - providing you with delicious and healthy food in plentiful bunches - but of course, in order to achieve this, you will need the right information.