Michelle's gardening, so can you!
Learn how to create a vegetable garden
exactly like the one at the White House!
This informative guide explains the tools you will need,
how to choose a site, and even
which vegetables Michelle is planting!
Dear Fellow Gardener,
Planting your very own kitchen garden has become the hottest trend this summer. By now
you have surely heard that Michelle Obama recently broke ground on a 'kitchen garden' for the White
House. It will supply the 'First Family' with a steady supply of fresh vegetables all throughout the season.
"I want to make sure that our family, as well as the staff and all the
people who come to the White House and eat our food, get access to
really fresh vegetables and fruits. What I found with my girls, who are
10 and seven, is that they like vegetables more if they taste good. For
children, food is all about taste, and fresh and local food tastes better.”
Why is this trend so popular right now? While everyone enjoys tasty and healthy, locally grown
fruits and vegetables, this time of recession has seen more and more Americans planting gardens to
save money. An estimated 43 million Americans are planning a vegetable garden this year, up 19 percent
from a year ago! The savings are incredible as well; every $100 spent on vegetable gardening yields $1,000
to $1,700 worth of produce, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimates. The First Lady was quoted as
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