Food Growing Basics
Imagining Garden

There are many different vegetables, fruits, and herbs that you can choose to grow in your garden. Some of them is tall, some of them is sort, some live for decades while others move from seed to the plate in days. This web sites will explain broadest categories of edible plants, some grows from seeds to flowers, in one season; a perennial if it grows for three or more years. Most vegetables are growing and staying for a season, while most fruits and herbs are continuing for a very long time. What fruits, vegetables, and herbs will you adapt to grow in your garden is your decision that base on your garden and the region you are living.


Following are some list of the vegetables that you can choose some for your garden. If you are beginning in growing, choose some easy to grow such as Lettuce, carrots, tomatoes, and basil are easy-to-grow compared to cauliflower and celery. If you have children, choose some vegetables that they most likely to eat for growing in your garden.


The space of your garden is another factor has to consider while choosing what vegetables, herbs, and fruits for growing. Some crops, like tomatoes, produce more per square foot than most other vegetables. Tomatoes are so popular, because it can be grown in small or large garden, event in the pot in the patio.


After beginning your garden, you can expand upon the variety available of the vegetable at the market. Throughout this web sites, you will see many fruits, herbs, and vegetables that are available at the market. According to your flavor, color, or some other culinary characteristic, choose some of them that will make your garden enjoyable.

Choosing Vegetables and Herbs

Read entire this web sites, it will give you an idea of what to choose for growing in your garden. You can also exploring the options at the local nursery. The main key factor is what you and your family are likely to eat, and how much will you and your family want to have for eating. The tables and charts on these pages can help you to choose what for growing and the amount of them.


Think about your garden to choose suitable vegetables, herbs, or fruits for your garden and also for you. Most vegetables and herbs grow best on sites that receive at least 8 to 10 hours of direct sun a day. Some of them can be grown in shaded areas that you'd like to use or just you have. If your garden is a limit in space, choose plants that can grow in containers. There are many vegetables grow as well in a container as in the garden as long as they are watered and fertilized regularly.


Choosing a Fruit Tree

Fruit trees are different vegetables, they usually tall and big in size. Consider on how much room you have available for them. A full-size standard cherry or apple tree can grow up to 30 feet high and 20 to 30 feet wide, if you have the space, you can grow them. The dwarf and semi-dwarf trees are typical reach 15 to 20 feet height and will grow and fruit well in containers. Weather condition is an important factor to consider when choosing a fruit trees, primarily winter minimum temperatures, spring frosts, and chilling hours. The Climate and Fruit page will explain about fruit climates.


Another factor that need to consideration when choosing fruit trees is pollination, or rather cross- pollination. Some fruit trees can pollinate itself, while some fruit trees require pollination from a similar but separate plant. "Check the pollination requirements of those you want to grow. If cross-pollination is needed, you don't necessarily have to plant another tree. You may be able to graft a pollenizer branch onto the chosen tree or even place a bouquet of flowering stems cut from another variety in a bucket of water at its base."


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