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How To Turn Your Backyard Into A Vegetables Garden

Having your own vegetable garden can save you a lot of money that can be reprioritized into other household expenses. There's so many crops that you can choose from, but getting started may be a bit confusing. Worry not because in this article we are going to help you navigate the process of flipping your backyard into a vegetable garden.

Foundation for your garden

Before you get started with planting stuff you need to prepare the soil. Your space doesn't have to be that big, as long as it's properly fenced to prevent animals from feasting on your crops. We have outlined the process below:

— Soil preparation include buying manure or fertilizer. Most hardware stores have these kind of suppliers. Alternatively you can make use of chicken or cow poop that has been dried out.

— If there is grass, you must remove every thing and only be left with soil. Pour your fertilizer on the ground and mix it with the soil.

— You can make use of a garden fork or anything similar to it for mixing.

Caging your garden

Pests and animals love to play around in gardens. For your convenience, it's important that you invest in a net that will be used to cover your crops and a fence to prevent animals from getting into your garden.

— Make sure that you don't block the sun from penetrating to your crops.

Choosing the type of vegetables to plant

As aforementioned, you are spoilt with choice when it comes to planting vegetables. What you need to keep in mind is that there are certain crops that require specific areas to grow (depends a lot on the type of soil and environmental conditions). For starters you might decide to start with:

— Cabbage

— Spinach

— Tomatoes

Maintenance

After you have planted your crops, you must keep track of it's growth and ensure that everything is going according to plan. This includes watering them and constantly nourishing the soil with fertilizers. I would suggest that you do your own research to find an affordable supplier - they can really be expensive.

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