Each plant requires specific maintenance, but some are easier to grow than others and are more recommended for beginners.
Think about lettuce, the perfect vegetable if your balcony is not too sunny. You can sow seeds or plant lettuce plants. There are two varieties: lettuce ball-shaped lettuce that is torn out at maturity and lettuce that you can cut the leaves according to your needs to get up to three crops per foot.
Radishes are also very easy to grow because the harvest takes place about a month after sowing. Radish requires regular watering to be sweet in the mouth. When you sow, seed it in seed so that the plants are well ventilated. If you sow too densely, you will have to remove some shoots that are too close together.
On the other hand, spinach is interesting and for mothers, it is an opportunity to involve children to rediscover this vegetable too neglected. In fact, the fresh spinach that is planted in the kitchen garden does not have the taste and appearance of those served in a canteen. Spinach is grown by seed, ideally in early spring. Sow in rows to ensure that they are well cleared. Regular watering is required because they need a lot of water.
In addition, tomatoes are among the most popular plants in a vegetable garden because they are pretty in addition to producing fruit. This site deals with tomato growing extensively if you are interested.
What about aromatic plants?
Aromatic plants are essential because they give off their delicious aromas both in the garden and on the plate. In addition, they are generally very easy to grow and the more you harvest, the more the plant flourishes. For a chive of chives, you can harvest for several years because it is perennial. Just maintain it by removing faded leaves and cutting very short when flowers begin to form to boost the appearance of young shoots.
Here are some tips for effectively growing aromatic plants:
- Separate them according to the variety (thyme with laurel and sage, chives with parsley, coriander and tarragon etc.) Isolate against mint because it is very invasive.
- They transplant (either you transplant plants, or you sow seeds to have plants and transplant them later)
- Although aromatic plants are quite easy to grow, a minimum of maintenance is still needed.
There is nothing better than a home garden to consume fresh vegetables and herbs and everyone can get started. Indeed, whether you have a house with a huge garden or a small urban apartment, it is always possible to grow a few plants. You still hesitate to pass the course? Discover on this blog the constraints and advantages of a personal vegetable garden.