Blog about the importance of growing your own garden these days. While it does not specifically mean that you are going green for the green movement, growing a garden can simply mean common sense. Today's fruits and vegetables are loaded with pesticides and that is not what you want for your family. Growing your own greens can also mean saving money and having a family tradition, as well. Younger children will love feeling close to the earth and when they see the fruits of their labor, they will be thrilled.