Once you consider all the factors involved and you eventually decide to start your very home garden, the next thing is to start growing your own vegetables; that’s if you plan to grow vegetables instead of flowers. There’s no better time to grow your own veg as it not only saves you money but also ensures you’re eating fresh food straight from your garden
Once you have your equipments and garden ready, you have to choose what you want to grow. You can grow anything from tomatoes to lettuce, cucumber, spinach, broccoli, onions, potatoes, carrots, corn, peppers, cabbage, peas, or whatever you decide. Afterwards, you go to a farmers market to purchase the vegetable seed for planting, vegetable plant or fruit tree. Asides just buying the vegetable growing products, you can also ask for and get advise on what to grow, when to grow it and how to grow it.
Potato is a fun and easy vegetable to grow at home; during late February and March (particularly in potato bags only part filled with compost). After which you begin to cover them with more compost once the green shoots starts appearing above the soil; until the bag is full, and then you water them. Once the foliage turns to yellow and dies back 10 to 20 weeks after, your potatoes are ready to be harvested. Onions are a very easy vegetable to plant as they require no maintenance to grow. All you need to do is plant the onion bulbs in a well drained soil during spring or autumn and, during late summer, you harvest them when the foliage turns yellows and dies back.
Peas are also easy vegetables to grow in the cooler weather. All you need to do is plant them directly in the ground, support their stems with erect netting, and between March to August, your peas are ready for harvest. Tomatoes are also easy vegetables to cultivate, that they almost grow so quickly before your eyes. All you need to do is to choose a bush variety, plant, feed and water them, and you have freshly grown tomatoes ready to be harvested. These are just some of the easiest vegetables to grow in your garden that’ll save you money and time as they grow quickly and don’t require much maintenance.
Although , if you intend growing vegetables for consumption as well as to save money, there are certain vegetables to avoid planting like asparagus, due to the high cost of growing them. Asides that, the best part about growing your own vegetables is that is saves you money, plus, the vegetables are fresh, healthy, and they contain all the vitamins and minerals needed to promote healthy living.