Growing your own vegetable garden can be very rewarding, as you’ll have delicious and fresh vegetables at hand for your meals. To ensure the best possible crops, you can use hydroponics to grow practically any vegetable, with vegetable boosts and other nutrients capable of being added for ultimate growth.
Whether you need chilli feed or other nutrients for your plants, growing a vegetable garden has never been easier.
Hint: Stay tuned for our guides on growing a fruit garden and a herb garden!
A great location for your vegetable garden will give you the best conditions for the plants to thrive. Protection from the elements and the weather (wind, rain, hail) is vital for your plants’ health. You can start with a small garden of an approximate size of 16ft by 10ft, which is perfect to feed a small family.
Choose vegetables that will likely yield several crops per season for a thriving vegetable garden, such as lettuce, beans, spinach, and carrots. Your vegetables will need a few basics from the get-go:
Rotate Your Crops
Rotating your crops every three years will help the soil to not constantly be depleted of the same nutrients. Make a map of your garden so you don’t forget what vegetables you’ve planted and where. It will become very useful when the time comes to change up what you plant.
This process also helps to keep your plants from being affected by pests and diseases that might be found in the soil after a harvest.
One of the most efficient ways of using your garden space is to use trellises for your vegetables or provide them with vertical supports. This is particularly important if your garden has little space, as it allows you to maximise your garden area, but even with a wide garden some vegetables need this support.
Climbing peas, tomatoes, and cucumbers are commonly grown with vertical supports. These supports should be placed before you plant your crops, and some of them may even need you to lightly tie their stems to the supports so they attach properly.
Planning Your Vegetable Garden
For a successful vegetable garden, take into consideration the needs of the plants and what you’re hoping to get out of your garden.
Make sure your plants have the best possible start from seed to fully grown with some magic growing nutrients. Get in touch to know more on 01695 554 080 – we’re always happy to answer any question you might have!
Whether you are an expert who already has a thriving crop of healthy plants, or you are trying to grow your very first hydroponic garden, we can help you to grow the strong and healthy crops you have always wanted.
Here at Plant Magic Plus, our team of gardening experts work very hard behind the scenes to provide you with the high quality nutrients, additives and growing media that will help you to get the most out of your growing plants.
But we understand that successful horticulture is about more than just having good quality chemicals, nutrients or fetilisers, that's why we have written this blog to provide you with the insights, tips and techniques you will need to give your garden that extra magic touch.
From helpful advice about watering your plants in soil and a guide to magnesium nutrients, to top tips about growing hydroponic vegetables and a comprehensive overview of microbes, we’ve got everything covered.
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