Gardening the own vegetable garden can look like a vintage photo of our grandparents, but it should not be. It should be a part of our contemporary life-style because planting on our own garden have various benefits. To start with, it is a healthy and rewarding hobby for everyone. During the work in the garden, you get fresh air and the sunlight provides a good dose of vitamin D. Also it requires some physical efforts so it can be considered as an enjoyable way of exercising. Moreover, the feeling you get because you have to care for something and follow how it develops into beautiful flowers or tasty vegetables and fruits is unsurpassed.
Your children can also take part in gardening. In addition to usefulness of their contribution to the growth of plants, they can learn something. They can learn how to be responsible for some other living being and how their actions effect each plant. It is an interesting, easy and useful way to teach them these important life lessons.