Getting a Small Kitchen Garden Started can be a fun summer project for your kids or for yourself.
Edible salad gardens in a pot can be a fun filled treat in your kitchen. The yummy greens are planted to the brim with tasty herbs like parsley, chives and spring onions, edible flowers, and baby spinach. I rotate the plants by planting seasonal greens and herbs in the summer and fall.
Clever design tips will help make the most of the space you have. Lots of plants including vegetables require very little effort but reward you extremely well for a minimal outlay. There are lots of clever ways to design your space for maximum production, design out problems like weather or nosy neighbors and add beauty, color, fragrance and structure as well as encouraging children to get their hands dirty. Keep it simple and you can fit at least some gardening into your life. Having an idea of what you want is a good starting point. A few design ideas ( hanging basket with herbs) ( window sill leafy greens) ( medium size container to grow tomatoes on the patio or front porch)
Simple pots of fragrant culinary herbs are a great starting point for your kitchen garden. Such as lavender, rosemary, or mint, and Salad greens can be grown on the windowsill with lots of natural light. One or more large containers on your balcony or veranda can be planted with vegetables; tomatoes, cucumbers, and onions.
You can also try a mushroom growing kit – these can be grown indoors or outside and will provide you with several flushes of mushrooms.
So whatever you choose to start growing, you’ll get plenty of help right here. Feel free to ask questions if you need to know more.
If you are ready to get started growing in a pot, make sure you choose the right container and consider when to plant your plants (certain veggies and herbs grow at different seasons.)