I would like to start my own veggie garden to try to save some money while I am not working. Any suggestions?
What is your climate? I like to plant tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and more. My strawberries are perennials and come back every year.
How much space do you have? I do both bucket gardens and regular ones. Depending on what I want I'll plant onions, peppers, tomatoes, carrots and various different things.
We do a container garden in the summers. We usually get tomatoes, several kinds of peppers (usually banana, sometimes bell, last year a habenero), and whatever herbs we use often in the kitchen.
Look for whether the plants are perennieals or annuals (live a year) or biennials (live two years). For instance, tomatoes are perennials that are treated like annuals (replaced each year).
We till and fertilize the soil once a year and plant seasonal vegetables.
We are in NW FL and stay under fire weather watches ALOT. Humid, we just had a week and a half of 70-75 degree weather, now its rained all day and we are getting cold again. Our yard has mostly weeds, and sand maybe a little dirt mixed in. We are pretty dry in summer, spring we get some rain. Mobile, AL is less than an hour from us and they get more rain than we do. I will be doing ALOT of watering.
Quoting storkradio193:What is your climate? I like to plant tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and more. My strawberries are perennials and come back every year.
We have a small but decent sized back yard, wooded area behind the fence so alot of tree overhang blocking morning sun. Depending on where I choose to put it shade in morning full sun late morning to late afternoon or full shade until afternoon, I was thinking a 10x10 area.
broccoli, cauli, carrots, jalapenos, peppers, tomatoes, not sure about squash yet but probably, would like to do potatoes too, but not sure.
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