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Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden

Make sure your space gets enough sun

(HealthDay News) -- Growing your own garden is a great way to get physical activity, save money and eat healthier.

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics offers these tips for growing your own garden:

  • Measure available space to grow fruits and vegetables, making sure the area gets adequate sun.
  • Find out which foods will grow best in your climate and allotted space.
  • Use a testing kit to measure the quality of your soil.
  • Start out with just a few plants and herbs, and don't feel pressure to grow a huge garden.
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