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Tips for Planting a Vegetable Garden

Updated on April 10, 2015

It would be such a great reward to produce your very own vegetables, knowing that you can actually harvest fresh produce from your garden. All the more when these vegetables go straight to your table. Planting a vegetable garden can surely offer you more tastier and more nutrient-filled crops. So grow  vegetable garden beds today!

Find a spot for where to place your vegetable garden

When it comes to planting a vegetable garden and how to start one, the number one requirement for it is to find a good location. Your location should be something that can be easily accessed, an area where there’s an even ground, and where your vegetables can get ample sunlight from (about 6 to 8 hours of sunlight). Although you also have to consider veggies that require more shade than full sunlight.

Only use loose soil for your vegetable garden

When building raised vegetable garden beds, you must also consider the soil that you will be importing into the container. Prepare and use loose soil instead of the compacted kind. You can also mix in some sand to help with the drainage as well. Besides that, also mix in some organic fertilizers (particularly good for organic vegetable gardening). These substances will be an added supplement for both your soil and vegetables.

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Plant Requirements

Vegetable gardening for beginners is quite easy. You just have to make sure that you follow the planting requirements for your chosen seeds. So always check what your vegetables will require of you, as some prefer to be planted under shallow areas, to have more exposure to the sun, or require to be planted under specific weather conditions and seasons.

How to plant your vegetables the right way

When you start to grow a vegetable garden, make sure that you plant them in rows. If there’s enough space between each growing vegetable, taking out weeds will be easier on your part. You can also consider planting your veggies in groups, and have these separated from the other garden produce.

Always water your veggies with enough amounts

Whether you’re into growing a front yard or backyard vegetable garden, make sure that you water your veggies evenly. The best time to water your garden crops is during the daylight. 

Additional fertilizers for your vegetable garden

When planting a vegetable garden, also consider mixing it with some worm castings as well. It has been recognized as the most nutrient-filled fertilizer compared to the other compost kinds. You can even buy worms for you to harvest your own natural fertilizer.


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      kavitha 2 years ago

      great...would like to grow veggies from seeds