Less Space, More Greens – Beginners Guide
Is less space in your garden stopping you from growing more vegetable plants, fruits and flowers?
Then you might not have heard about square foot gardening. This is a relatively new technique of dividing the fertilized land into considerable portions and carefully planning to convert it into an intensively planted garden full of foliage.This way you can even convert your 3-4 feet empty area into a vegetable or fruit garden with lots of greenery.
People nowadays live in houses that are more compact and hence very few have a wide garden just outside their door where they can grow their own fresh plants. Well this trend is long gone and now all you need is a 12” inch area, gardening gloves, some intensive gardening skills and you are good to go! A perfect Greenery in no time.
The best fit plants for your small garden
The debate most likely is about “Which plants would be best to plant in less space?” Well there are many plants that are habitual of growing in small spaces specially beets, beans, carrots, Cole crops, cucumber, eggplant, lettuce and other greens. Apart from all these you might have heard of dwarf melons “Bush Sugar Baby” melons. They are a type of watermelon more accustomed of growing in small pots. You can also plant onions, peas, peppers, radishes, tomatoes which are a widely used vegetables in houses and the freshness you get in your meal by adding these, recently tugged from your own garden.
Your delightful garden
The joy of watching your useless small space turn into something intensively green is indeed overwhelming. Doing it yourself and then teaching your kids the importance of greenery is a good time pass, away from the indoor computer games children are busy with. So, you see it is quite simple. In few minutes you now have the knowledge you need to start your very own garden! For more info on small and mini gardening ideas, check out this site.