Growing fresh vegetables from your own garden - who wouldn't want that?
Which month to start a vegetable garden?
In principle, you can start a vegetable garden at any time of the year, but it's better not in very hot weather and when there is a risk of frost. That's why we recommend starting your vegetable garden in spring or autumn. In spring, you have the added advantage that you can start planting right away.
How do you start a vegetable garden?
A vegetable garden is best created in a sunny part of the garden, out of the wind and shade. The soil should be weed-free, well-drained and fertile. If necessary, you can mix organic fertiliser or compost into the soil. Preferably orient your vegetable garden on the north-south axis.
What can you grow all year round?
The following vegetables can be grown during autumn and winter:
Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, carrots, kohlrabi, celery, peas, rhubarb, cauliflower and spinach. Be careful ...
Corn salad. Plant lettuce 4 to 8 weeks before the first frost. ...
Rocket, beets, kale: grow practically all year round.
What grows fast in the vegetable garden?
9 vegetables you can harvest within 1 month
5 days: Cressen and sprouts. ...
14 days: Shoots. ...
15 days: Garden cress. ...
21 days: Leaf mustard. ...
22 days: Rocket. ...
23 days: Radishes. ...
24 days: Spinach. ...
25 days: Leaf lettuce.
What can you grow in a greenhouse in winter?
This greenhouse includes rows of lamb's lettuce, pick-your-own lettuce, sliced lettuce, rows of radishes, mustard leaves, beetroot, carrots, winter purslane, cress, celeriac, spring onion, chervil, rocket, winter onions and garlic.
Which vegetables are hardy?
Various types of cabbage such as pointed cabbage or white cabbage are sown in the summer, grow during the winter and can only be harvested the following spring. In winter, you can harvest kale, Brussels sprouts, salsify and turnip, for example.
Which vegetables don't need much sun?
Vegetables in the shade
Which vegetables are best planted side by side?
Good combination crops
Potato - mint, corn, spinach.
Strawberry - garlic, head lettuce, radish, spinach, carrot.
Beetroot - cabbage, radish, turnip, lettuce, onion - potato, maize, leek, spinach, carrot.
Radish - strawberry, pea, cabbage, carrot, tomato, lettuce, beetroot cucumber.
How to make a vegetable garden plan?
Personally, I start by making a vegetable garden plan. Useful if this is your first year or if you want to take your experiences from last year into the new year.
Start with 3 basic questions
How much space do you have in your garden?
Which fruits and vegetables do you like?
Which fruits and vegetables do you eat a lot?