Growing fruits and vegetables by your own is an ultimate acts of green living and promotes the concept of “GO GREEN” and it offers the opportunity to reduce the amount of pesticides and making them healthier saving the money too.
Different plants have different needs. For example, herbs, greens and lettuces require minimal space while tomatoes, peppers, zucchini, cucumbers or beans need bigger space. There are many things to be taken care of before planning to grow fruits and vegetables.
A wide range of fruits and vegetables can be grown successfully without toxic pesticides in accordance to the local growing conditions with the conditions that the plants akin to best and using organic techniques.
When planning to grow one need to consider the space required, in accordance to the climate conditions are (including rainfall), and how much time you have to spend maintaining it. In general fruits and vegetables have the fundamental needs while growing like Loose, well-drained and fertile soil is a must. It should be nutrient-rich soil that provides roots room to grow leads to larger and the healthier plants. Secondly, it requires full Sun light i.e. Six to eight hours of sunlight daily. It helps plants grow more quickly.
The other thing to be kept in mind is the shelter from the wind. Any exposed locations allow wind to damage or dry out plants. The most important and significant is the requirement of the consistent water source. Water is vital for the finest health, size, and ripeness of fruits and vegetables. One must be careful to position the plants from nearby trees or hedges that would shade them or steal their root systems of moisture.
Thus, it would help to grow any fruits or green vegetables with the fruitful and healthy results.