If you really have a backyard and you want to put it to better use, there is nothing better than gardening. It will not only allow you to develop a hobby, but you will also get to produce. It will significantly lower your carbon footprint, too. Once we start discussing the advantages, this blog will take much longer to be wrapped up. It really doesn’t matter if you’re living in the suburbs or in the city in an apartment, there are certain vegetables that you can easily grow even in a cramped up space. Once all set and everything is in motion, you will be able to save a lot of money as you won’t need to buy vegetables from the market now. We are showing you some of the veggies that you can easily grow all by yourself.
It is one of the easiest and you will not need to heavily research the plantation techniques. You can really grow them in a deep pot or a patch of land. The only thing you need to pay attention to is that the soil should not be rocky. For sowing the seeds, you will need to place them 2-3 inches apart from each other. If you are sowing the seeds in a pot, look out for the small-sized carrots species that are available in the market.
Who doesn’t like some salad to have with every meal? No one, right? You can grow it in your house without any hassle. Lettuce can be easily grown in the cold climate and there are some tips you need to keep in mind. You can harvest them multiple times and while sowing the seeds, you need to maintain at least 4” distance between the two. The plantation should be done in a wide place so that the leaves get enough space to spread.
You will also not find any kind of hassle growing the mushrooms in the backyard. The very first thing you need to do is choose the type that you want to grow. Then, you will need to find a cool and dark spot in your home. Most people grow the mushrooms in their basement but you can also grow in an unused cabinet, as well. You will also need to control the temperature along with the humidity.
One of the most favorite vegetables for a lot of people, potatoes aren’t a bit complicated or complex to grow. You will find a variety of types and the technique is the same for all of them except sweet potato. When you are sowing the seeds, make sure that you are providing 8-9 inches of soil. The best time to sow the seeds is around March and it will take almost 3 months to give you the yield.
This vegetable comes from a family of onion and is considered very healthy and full of nutrition. These are generally grown in a cold climate where the temperature is above 8-degrees around the Spring season. The plant will need an ample amount of sunlight where the soil type that you should use is full of moisture and also well-drained. It will need moderate watering.
As there are a variety of species, tomatoes are the most common vegetable that is grown by people in their gardens. The soil that you should use to grow tomatoes should be a bit acidic and also well-drained. The best weather for the plant to bloom well is when it’s frosty and it will make very good use of rain. However, if you are in a heavy-rainfall region, it can be a bit damaging to the plant.