Vegetable Garden Planting
If you are new to vegetable garden planting, you will need help preparing your soil and choosing the right plants. These tips will help you with the process of growing healthy vegetables for your family.
When the last frost passes, it is time to begin vegetable garden planting for the season. The correct time varies from locale to locale. Your local garden center can help you determine the best planting time.
Prepare your soil by digging all weeds away and disposing of them. Do not place them in your compost pile or the seeds may grow when you use the compost. Remove any debris such as rocks, branches and other impediments to growth.
Prepare rows for your crops, planning the spacing based on the vegetables you wish to grow. Some plants can be planted close together while others require more space. After aerating the soil, amend with compost or cured manure to a depth of about one foot or more.
Choose seeds and seedlings that are genetically disease resistant. There are many varieties of plants which fit these criteria, so you’ll find any vegetable you with to plant available. This helps ensure a healthy harvest. (click the next button to preview the next page)