Appreciate The Nature
During this quarantine time, staying at home will make you so annoyed and bored. So why not try to do things that can fill your time like gardening or growing organic products such as vegetables in your backyard? You will not only spend your time with beneficial activity, but also appreciating nature by growing more plants.
Organic vegetables you can grow
It’s good to start gardening, but do you know what kind of plants that you can grow in your garden? Let’s discover the list of vegetables that you can grow at home below:
Rich in fiber, iron, magnesium, potassium, and vitamins A, B6 and C, peas are the suitable vegetable that you can plant. You can grow them easily because peas don’t require extra care, just put them in a container and provide stands for them to grow. But remember to plant peas early spring and late summer or autumn, in other words, grow during the weather is not too hot because it will shut down the production when the weather is too hot.
Tomato the most common vegetables that gardeners love to plant. Tomatoes are rich in fiber, iron, magnesium, niacin, potassium, and vitamins A, B6 and C. They’re also the source of the antioxidant lycopene. What you need to do to grow tomatoes is to grow it in a pot at least 18 inches deep according to the size of the plant. Proper care is needed because hornworms love this plant a lot. But remember to avoid using pesticides because you can just remove the caterpillars using your hand.
Beets are good to grow because you can harvest both roots and the greens. It contains iron, potassium and vitamin C which is good for health. Young beet greens are delicious when added crude to a salad, and larger beet greens can be sauteed as a quick side dish or used as other greens like spinach.
To grow beets, you need plant beets three inches apart in a 12 inch deep pot. As each beet seed is actually a seed cluster, be sure to thin the seedlings down to one per cluster. You should apply thinnings to the salads or sandwiches and you should know when it should be harvested.
There are many other vegetables that you can grow in your backyard garden. Don’t forget to put compost in your garden and avoid using pesticides or chemical substances to keep the vegetables growing organically.