Monday, May 2, 2011

how you can grow vegetables in your own garden?

Everybody wants fresh and scrumptious vegetables at low cost. You can get fresh, yummy and low cost season vegetable very easily. For this, you should be fond of gardening, a very common hobby everywhere. As its the starting of summer, you can grow variety of delicious vegetables which are also good for your health. These vegetable are Bitter gourd (Momordica charantia), Lady finger (Abelmoschus esculentus ), Mint (Mentha), Pumpkins (Cucurbita maxim), Egg plant (Solanum melongena)and Potato(Solanum tuberosum).
So, for growing vegetables in your garden you should have some basic knowledge about the soil which is good for vegetables, time and amount of watering of plantlets and plants and also you should know what kind of fertilizers you should add to your soil for better growth of plants.
Best soil type for vegetable production is Loam soil which is a mixture of 20% Clay and 40% Silt and Sand. Soil is divided into three groups on the basis of its particle size. Clay is the type of soil with small particle size, Silt has medium particle size and Sand has the largest particle size.
To improve the water holding capacity of the soil you can add organic material to the soil and its better that you form compost pile from dead plants, branches, etc but first of all make sure that the plant or its part that you are going to use is free of any kind of disease. To overcome the nitrogen deficiency from your soil, you have to use any nitrogen fertilizers.

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