Starting a vegetable garden is exciting, but you will need to do some planning so that you can grow the vegetables you want, and make the most of the time and space you have available.
Of course money plays a role in gardening, and without planning you could find that the costs can get out of control, so choosing the essentials, and where to get them is important too.
This is a good place to discover some vegetable garden ideas, with some great tips on what you will need to know to get your vegetables growing.
When you are starting a vegetable garden one of the first questions you need to ask, is what you would like to grow, and a good way to do this is to grow the sorts of vegetables you buy. Before you start your vegetable garden it would be a good idea to complete a what you would like to grow study.
Once you have decided what you would like to grow, the next stage would be to decide on how much space you would like to use on your new venture, and whether you want to simply prepare a plot to grow your own, or even produce organically grown vegetables.
No Work Vegetable Gardening: . . . and other gardening information In your first growing year the temptation to get going is strong, so to get you up and running here are some easy to grow vegetable crops, and by just following some simple steps you will be surprised how much you can grow, even if you've never grown anything before.
If you have a lot of space and this is your first try at growing vegetables, then there are definitely some things you should know. Planning your new vegetable garden is important as you will want to make the most out of your plot as well having things in the best place they can be, you will also need to learn the basics of vegetable grouping and rotation, as this will help you get the most of the soil as well as controlling pests and diseases.
Starting a vegetable garden indoors, or using a cold frame or greenhouse, will give you the opportunity to extend the growing season. You will be able to pick salads all year round and growing under glass will give you the chance to grow more exotic plants such as aubergine, sweet peppers and chilli. And the extra heat will double your tomato plant yields.
Finally, when you know what you will grow and where you will grow it, the essential next step in starting a vegetable garden is sowing and handling seedlings and the pros and cons of buying young vegetable garden plants.