Growing your own vegetables can be fun, engaging, as well as an amazing way to start eating healthy. Imagine bringing to your kitchen a perfectly ripe, juicy tomato,from your garden,which is still warm . When you grow vegetables, you get all the naturally packed nutrients . The below mentioned are easy to grow and can be grown in containers as well if there is a space crunch.If you don’t have garden space, you can plant these on your balcony,kitchen or rooftop.
Peas are one of the easiest and tastiest vegetables to grow in your own garden .They are tender, sweet and absolutely delicious. Peas are rich in fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A, B6 and C.
Sow peas about 2 inches apart in a pot. Ensure that it is at least 10 inches deep. Since peas plant is a climber, you have to provide support for peas to climb up.
Try to grow peas in early spring or late summer/autumn, when the temperature isn’t too high.
Tomatoes are incredibly good vegetables for our health since they are fully loaded with fiber, iron, magnesium, niacin, potassium, and vitamins A, B6 and C.
The container size will vary depending on the variety of tomato you’re planning to grow. Your container has to be 18 inches deep for indeterminate variety, 12 inches for determinate variety and 8 inches for dwarf tomatoes.Tomato plants can get affected by horn worm or large caterpillars. These worms should be removed by hand whenever you see them.
Beetroots and beet greens are delicious as well as incredibly healthy. Beet roots are very high in iron, potassium and vitamin C. Beet greens are are also packed with iron, calcium, magnesium, potassium, zinc, and vitamins.
Plant the beet seeds 3 inches apart. The container must be twelve inches deep. Thin the seedlings before planting, since seeds will come in a cluster.Beet roots are sweet and tender when they are small-between one and two inches across. Larger beets are mostly woody and less flavorful.
Carrots are vegetables that are high in fiber, manganese, niacin, potassium, and vitamins .
Plant the beet seeds 3 inches apart like beets.The container must be twelve inches deep.
Carrots taste best when harvested small. Do not leave them on the ground for a longer period as they would turn woody and less flavorful. Ensure the soil where the plantation is made is moist, or else the carrot will dry out and loose the flavor.
Try growing one or all of these healthy, nutritious and delicious vegetables in your garden. You will get healthy food and also spent time outdoors, nurturing your plants.