Episode #18: Reaping the Benefits of a Home Garden


How does your garden grow? In today’s episode, we’re going to talk about all things home gardening and the amazing benefits it can provide you and your family. A lot of what is discussed here are probably things you’ve never even thought of because home gardening is not just about food, but it’s so much more.

You’re going to meet John and Taffy of Homefront Farmers in Redding, Connecticut. Homefront Farmers is passionate about helping bring all the benefits of an edible organic garden to your yard. They started designing, building, and maintaining custom at-home gardens in 2011 with the goal of helping people produce their own food organically. So many busy homeowners like you relish yard-to-table freshness and the pleasure of having the pick of the crop at your fingertips but don’t have the time or the expertise to make your dream a reality. Homefront Farmer’s designs are beautiful, functional raised bed layouts that are built to last, season after season, year after year.

With COVID-19, the gardening trend has had a bit of an uptick recently, and you’ll hear the reasons why John and Taffy say this is happening. If you are someone who is moving from the city to the suburbs, you’ll now have the land where you can finally grow your own garden, and a lot of people like me who have been putting off the idea will decide to finally do it. With the help that Homefront Farmers can provide at every step of the way, it really isn’t that difficult to reap the benefits of a home garden, and there are so many positives that can come from making the decision to implement one. Amazing learning opportunities for your children and a chance for true connection at the dinner table (among many other things) are at your fingertips with a home garden. So if you’ve ever thought about growing your own garden, you are going to get so much good

What You’ll Learn from this Episode:

  • Why filling the knowledge gap about how to produce a garden is a key pillar for their business

  • The re-emergence of the victory garden and how COVID-19 has people more interested in growing their own food now

  • The ways that a garden not only teaches children the fundamentals of how food grows, but also patience in this increasingly rushed society

  • Plan your garden, utilize your space, try new things – and see what happens!