Growing healthy, uncontaminated produce may be one of your top reasons for gardening.
You may have heard of the Dirty Dozen. It’s a list that the Environmental Working Group compiles each year that represents the twelve most contaminated fruits and vegetables you buy at the grocery store, when grown non-organically.
The 2017 list includes strawberries, spinach, nectarines, apples, peaches, pears, cherries, grapes, celery, tomatoes, sweet bell peppers, potatoes. In this episode of the Beginner’s Garden Podcast, I’m highlighting five of those twelve crops that you can grow yourself:
If you want to add these to your garden planning this year, I go into detail on these crops in the episode here:
Whether you have a moment to listen now or later, grab my free one-page download now that lists:
- these 5 crops (and their rank in the Dirty Dozen)
- how much garden space you’ll need to allocate, whether you want to plant enough for fresh eating and/or preserving
- where to buy them
- when to plant them
You can get your free download here:
The book, Tomatoland *affiliate link
Get Your "Dirty Dozen Alternative" Garden Guide
Make small strides for better health by growing five of the twelve most pesticide-loaded crops yourself. In this guide you'll learn the space needed to grow each of these crops (for fresh eating and/or preserving), as well as where to purchase and when to plant them. Shortcut your way to consuming fewer pesticides!