Vegetable gardens are unlike any other garden on your property. These gardens can be as attractive as a flower border — with many different types of plants: annuals and perennials, and warm-season and cool-season plants. Vegetable gardens located on high ground are more likely to escape light freezes, permitting an earlier start in the spring and a longer harvest in the fall. Although is it really possible to build to grow an attractive garden patch during the frozen months of the winter?
If youve never grown your own vegetables, give it a try! Some gardeners surround the vegetable garden with low growing annuals which can be decorative and useful at the same time, marigolds for instance are known to repel nematodes. Many vegetables have attractive leaves, and can appear quite appealing among your flower garden. Planting a vegetable garden, even a small one, gets you out in the open air and sunshine. Gardening gives you a chance to enjoy the quiet and unwind while doing something you can accomplish.
It is rated as good by others for the vegetable garden, but I have had poor results. The art of vegetable gardening has in many ways been an exception to the rule. The methods of culture used for many crops are simpler than those in vogue a generation ago. A vegetable garden typically includes a compost heap, and several plots or divided areas of land, intended to grow one or two types of plant in each plot. It is usually located to the rear of a property in the back garden. Sometimes garden owners like to have there gardens in the front yard as a display of showing off. Theres nothing really wrong with this. You should always flaunt your vegetable gardens
Fertilizers may be in the form of composted manure or any good commercial complete plant food distributed at a rate of 3 or 4 pounds for every thousand square feet of vegetable garden. Infertile soil will often benefit from even larger proportions of chemical fertilization, but care must be taken not to add too much because of the danger of fertilizer burn. Follow the same procedure as used in the vegetable garden. It will not control weeds that have already germinated.