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Vegetable Gardening Tips

by Editorial Team on October 7th, 2017

When you think of a vegetable garden, you probably picture rows upon rows of corn in a field, or a traditional home garden that has a variety of squash and zucchini growing from the ground.

However, vegetable gardening can be done in a variety of different ways as well as in a lot of different places that make it feasible for just about anyone to start their own garden. I started my first gardening indoors and then on a balcony.

Square-Foot Gardening – Square-foot gardening is perfect for people who are vegetable-gardening beginners that are strapped for space. The garden is typically constructed in a 4 foot by 4-foot container that is broken into 16 different sections.

Each section has a certain crop designated for it and the soil is a very specific kind, making it easy for vegetables to thrive.

Container Gardening– Another option that is perfect for people who have less than the ideal amount of space, container gardening is basically growing vegetables in traditional plant pots.

The size of the container determines what type of vegetables you can grow in them, so the more vegetables you want, the bigger the pot you need to buy.

One thing to note: potted plants will need to be watered more often than those grown in the ground.

Raised Bed Gardening – Raised bed gardening is similar to square-foot gardening in the sense that it is done in a container above ground; however, it is not broken into square-foot sections.

Gardening Around a Pond – You might not realise, but it is possible to grow vegetables need a pond. Furthermore, you can even create an edible pond – this might sound bizarre, but it is actually true. I recommend grabbing a pond pump first, from a reputable retailer, such as:, followed by the pond liner. Then you should follow this guide which shows how you can grow yummy foods, straight from your pond.

The soil is usually more suited for vegetables because you add it into the garden bed versus planting it in the ground. It’s also easy to pick vegetables from the garden because you don’t have to worry about walking over the plants or bending down to pick them.

Indoor Gardening – If you live in an apartment or town-home without a yard for gardening it doesn’t mean you can’t have your own little vegetable garden.
With a little planning, you can actually grow an indoor garden instead of having one outdoors.

Indoor gardening is nearly identical to container gardening, but because you’re doing it inside you have to be vigilant in making sure that the plants are always getting enough sunlight and water.

Gardening in Rows – Planting vegetables in rows in a garden is the most traditional way of growing them. You have a standard gardening bed in the ground in a yard and you plant the seeds an appropriate amount of space apart from each other in carefully organized rows. This method requires ample space and regular weeding and watering.

No matter where you are or what sort of space you have, you can grow a vegetable garden. Each type of gardening method will allow you to grow vegetables that will thrive, and you will be able to enjoy fresh produce on a regular basis.

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