The Vegetable Garden

All About The Garden

The Basics of Planting Vegetable Gardens

    Not a lot of people try planting vegetable gardens these days, especially not in the city. What with the busy lifestyle, constrained spaces, and pollution, it seems inconceivable that a vegetable garden would survive. The fact is, you can actually grow them even if you are smack in the middle of a busy city. It's only important that you get the basics of planting vegetable gardens right.

    Read more: The Basics of Planting Vegetable Gardens

    The Problem with Traditional Vegetable Gardening

    • Written by Jonathan White, Environmental Scientist

    Traditional vegetable gardens require an enormous amount of hard work and attention - weeding, feeding and strict planting schedules.  There is also the problem of seasonality, allowing beds to rest during the cooler months producing nothing at all. 

    Read more: The Problem with Traditional Vegetable Gardening

    Advantages of Planting Vegetable Gardens

      Is there a patch of land in your backyard that’s been left useless all this time? If you’re still undecided to what to make out of it, maybe it’s high time you consider planting vegetables in it. Read on to learn some of the advantages of planting vegetable gardens.

      Read more: Advantages of Planting Vegetable Gardens

      Weed Control Facts

      • Written by Michael J. McGroarty

      Keeping your landscape plantings, flower beds, and nursery crops free of weeds is a battle, but if you approach it with a strategic plan, you will prevail. In order to develop a plan, you first must understand how weeds work, and what kind of weeds you are dealing with.

      Read more: Weed Control Facts

      Ecological Vegetable Gardening

        When we think of organic gardening and permaculture we tend to conjure up images of bearded warriors dressed in overalls who dedicate their lives to working long days in their vegetable plots.  Whilst this may be a wonderful way to live your life, it doesn’t suit the average suburbanite with a full-time job and a hefty mortgage.

        Read more: Ecological Vegetable Gardening

        Page 5 of 5