Eco Garden Systems

Take the guesswork out of gardening.

Broccoli #5

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Did you know that broccoli was a favorite of the Romans? Pliny the Elder wrote about this in the second century AD.

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Lima Beans #2

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Did you know that lima beans originated in Sothern Mexico and Central America?

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5 Benefits of Gardening for Seniors

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How an Elevated Garden Bed Keeps Seniors Vegetable Gardening One of the main reasons we started our company was to make sure Grandma could keep vegetable gardening. We built her an elevated garden bed because she could no longer stoop, crawl, or kneel to tend to her vegetables. Our mission, in part, is to make sure more people can keep gardening into their golden years. Did you know that gardening is the #1 hobby in the United States? People over the age of 65 are the fastest growing population in the United States and most of them have had gardening as part of their lives. Here are some of the benefits seniors experience from gardening: Purpose: Gardening gives seniors a sense of purpose and duty, which pays off with delicious fresh vegetables and beautiful flowers. Better Health: Moving around the garden is a great way to get exercise. And eating fresh vegetables is part of a healthy diet. Community: Adding a garden, like an Eco Garden Systems’ Original Garden, to senior centers can help boost that sense of purpose and provide more opportunities for socializing. Mental Stimulation: Gardening helps slow down or even stave off dementia and can improve overall mental health. Better Quality of Life: Being in nature helps increase everyone’s well-being. A 2016 review of over 76 gardening and wellness studies showed that the health benefits from just one gardening session persisted for three months (imagine if you garden every day!!). Our Eco Garden Systems’ Original Garden will keep seniors growing vegetables, even as age begins to limit mobility. The elevated garden bed sits at a comfortable height so you can garden without bending or stooping. Plus, the garden is compact enough that it can fit in small, urban areas—like a senior center or assisted living facility. If…

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Onion #4

Onion #4 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that harvested onions should be air dried outside for about a week? Properly dried, onions can be stored for up to six or seven months (store in a cool, dry environment).

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Eco Friendly Gardening Checklist

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Creating your own garden is a great way to help the environment in a natural way. This gardening checklist of tips and tricks can help make your garden even more environment friendly in multiple ways.

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winter squash

Winter Squash #1

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Did you know that gourds are closely related to squash? They are used mainly for decorative purposes but were also used in trade around revolutionary times. Haitian currency is still called the gourde which is also Louisiana slang for a dollar.

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Peas #2

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Did you know that finding a pea pod with nine or more peas is so unusual, it is a custom to make a wish if you find one?

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Parsnip #3

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Did you know that excess manure in soil will cause root crops – including parsnips – to fork when they grow?

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early planted vegetable garden

How to Plant Your Vegetable Garden Earlier

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Even in the midwest where the winter seems to drag on, you can plant your vegetable garden earlier than your neighbors with an Eco Garden Original Garden.

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Radish #2

Radish #2 1280 960 Eco Garden Systems

Did you know that radishes are the “gateway” vegetable for many young gardeners? There quick speed to maturity fits the fascination level of younger children – and unlocks the mystery of growing things for many.

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The original Eco Garden will transform the way you garden. Quick and simple to setup, sustainable, and efficient — this garden is for any level of gardener.

Who We Are

Started in 2016, Eco Garden Systems has a long history of gardening, gardening innovation and gardening for seniors.

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