Studies show that when you grow your own vegetables, you are much more likely to try and like them. So give the kids some broccoli to plant, and watch what happens at the dinner table.
Bagged soils can be heavy. Take care to pick them up correctly: Firmly plant your feet and bend at the knees. Lift as if you are lifting weights.
photo: While this garden probably won't supply complete meals daily, there will be something to feast on almost every day.
"Grow Goodness" is from the April 2008 issue of Southern Living.