In this Backyard Gardening Series for Beginners, we cover what a backyard garden is and what to know about gardens. If you are new on this agricultural journey, join the gardening series for insightful articles.
Growing your produce whether a single vegetable plant or a variety of vegetables and fruits at home can be referred to as a backyard garden. With backyard gardening, you have the choice of growing in a pot, creating a vegetable garden, or using recyclable containers. Your garden should be in a good spot to have access to direct sunlight. Most vegetables and fruits grow best in full direct sunshine.
One of the perks of backyard gardening is you get to decide the 3Gs: what to grow, how to grow and when to grow. However, this decision should be based on the availability of water and gardening space.
To enjoy the best yields, always remember to check if the soil available to you is good for planting. If not, invest in good quality loamy soil for good yields. For gardening, loamy soil is ideal. It holds plenty of moisture and drains well so that sufficient air can reach the roots. Once a while, nourish your garden, with compost and manure.(article on compost making on website). Also, acquire correct basic gardening tools, to make planting easier and efficient.
Take advantage and build a farm record, to keep track of mistakes made, pests and diseases that attacked your plants. Make it a point to spend time keeping your garden in order. Get to know more about gardening through this series. Stay tuned.