Tips to grow Vegetable in Containers
Most of the people love gardening or they want to grow vegetables or beautiful flowers but due to space issues, they won’t be able to grow vegetable. So sad, right? Not at all, there is no need of worry about the space at all. You want to grow the vegetables then you can grow it in small space too. If you have a balcony at your house or even limited space is also more than enough to grow the select vegetables, you want to grow at your home. Growing vegetables on your own are quite a fun activity and for those you have children at home by doing this can teach the value of nature. Here are the few tips one need to keep in mind to grow their own vegetables in containers at home.
Any space with good sunlight is convenient to use. It is important to ensure proper drainage through for balconies and for rooftops waterproofing is necessary.
You can even use already available containers at your home such as paint buckets. Beside that growing vegetables in containers is the perfect choice for balcony, patio gardens, small garden with limited space.
- What to grow
You can grow things like potatoes, tomatoes, beans, herbs, onions, curry leaves just focus on your daily basic requirements think about the veggies you need for your everyday meal.
Sunlight is the basic requirement for any plant you want to grow similar to human beings for healthy body and growth eating a meal on regular bases is a basic requirement of our body. Mostly all plants require three to four hours of sun every day. You can also install a shade net to protect your plants from extreme heat.
While watering the plants you need to a little bit careful you cannot overwater the plants nor can give insufficient water to them either. You need to maintain the proper balance of water. As overwatering can drain the soil and will eliminate all the nutrients from it.
Compost is a natural organic mixture with you will need to grow your plants properly. You can outsource the composting mixer from nearby greenhouses/ nurseries or you can order it online.