It is a healthy practice and at the same time helpful to nature if you grow an organic vegetable garden. But, what if you don’t have enough space in your backyard? How will you be able to grow a garden? Can you still grow fruits and vegetables? Yes, you certainly can! The secret is to grow organic vegetables in containers. As long as you use a healthy soil, expose it to sunlight at least eight hours a day and provide proper watering and nourishment, there’s no reason at all that you can’t grow your own organic vegetables!
First thing first, and that is, knowing what you will need. This would include your plant containers, organic potting soil and organic seeds. You can also add up organic compost to make sure your plants are healthy and alive. Once you take note of these, you can start your gardening!
Next, choose the containers you’ll use. You can use clay, wood or even recycled containers. Just make sure you take note of the drainage for these pots, for your plants not to drown. The size of your containers depends on the size of the organic vegetables you plan to grow. There are a number of options available; it’s all up to you to choose.
After that, plant your organic potting soil and mix it up with organic compost. Doing this will provide proper nourishment for your plans. To help your water drain properly and prevent the roots from rotting, you can pour a layer of gravel or rocks at the bottom of the pot before planting your soil. This will also help make sure that your soil won’t drain along with water in the container hole.
Next, plant your organic seeds by following the instructions in the package. There are different requirement when it comes to the depths of planting and spacing. Just follow the directions and you are guaranteed not to get lost.
After you’ve planted your vegetables, make sure you keep the soil moist by spraying it with a bottle mister. Don’t pour water on top of the soil initially since doing this will disturb the seeds and seedlings. You can water your plants using a watering can once the roots are well-established. Lastly, watch your plants grow. Enjoy the experience of tending after your pot garden. Once your crops mature, you can harvest and enjoy them in your dinner table.
There are many ways for you to enjoy gardening, even without a spacious backyard. You can absolutely enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables inside the comforts of your home. Growing an organic vegetable garden is really easy. Just follow these tips and your garden is sure to be a blooming success!