Experiencing each lettuce unfurl, tomatoes change color and a flower turn into a courgette is rewarding to especially those who satisfy their appetite with the meals made out of home grown veggies. So, if you are one of those 60% of Indians worrying about the source of their vegetables and the health effects it has on your food, then get ready to plough your little field and own a venture.For choosing to cultivate a yielding land where the sun shines longest and strongest, it is advisable that one gets started with some decent soil and a few plants. A well-planned kitchen garden contains a variety of vegetables, herbs (depending on the location) and edible flowers and various other flowers for the table. For that purpose, one could start being traditional and plant things in neat rows, or make a four – squares kitchen garden to allow for rotation of crops. The secret step-For gardeners wishing to do less labour, vegetables could be planted intensively as they shade and cool the ground below and require less watering, less weeding, less mulching. The next step involves the fence surrounding your garden which may well require a double-duty but it will lend a physical support to some of your vegetables, such as climbing varieties of peas and pole beans. Moreover, some vegetables which are a regular demand of the grocery such as tomato or melon plants might be tied gently for support or could be carefully woven through the fence as they grow. Toil and Trouble-While preparing your own garden is both fun and rewarding, maintaining the organic produce is rather healthy and vigorous. The art of vegetable gardening will only reflect through your personal experience and observation. So, get your tools ready and start digging deep and wait until those baby plants get nurtured at your hands. Tips and Tricks-Here are some magical ways that will help you master the garden and rule it easy:Try buying seedlings as it increases the chances of success, especially with crops such as eggplants, peppers and tomatoes that require a long growing season. Amend the soil with compost and mix it in an appropriate amount of organic fertilizer as it energizes the soil’s food web.Water them lightly every day or two and once the crops are maturing, they need about an inch of water per week, and more in sandy soils or hot regions like that of India’s western state Rajasthan.
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