20 home garden ideas for organic farming

20 home garden ideas for organic farming

Cultivating a vegetable garden at home offers several advantages, as it is a pleasurable and extremely healthy activity. In addition, you can plant vegetables, fruits and spices to your liking and add a touch of beauty to your home. So read the article and learn how to set up a vegetable garden at home.

How to make a vegetable garden at home

Regardless of the space available in your home, it is possible to set up a vegetable garden for little money and still enjoy the benefits that organic foods provide. So check out the videos below and follow the step by step:

Simple vegetable garden at home

  1. Demarcate the backyard area with wood to make the beds;
  2. Remove all the stones from the soil, so as not to harm the rooting of the plants;
  3. Then spread 100 g of quicklime on the soil and some wood ash to regulate the pH;
  4. Mix black earth and bird manure;
  5. Add the sand and mix again;
  6. After that, just plant the seedlings of the vegetables you want and don’t forget to water them often.

The secret to having a vegetable garden at home is to have a soil that is drainable, rich in organic matter and with plenty of sunlight. In this way, plant growth is faster and healthier. Watch the video and learn how to make a simple vegetable garden in your backyard to enjoy fresh food!

Mini vegetable garden in the backyard

  1. Remove the weeds and clean the entire area;
  2. After that, loosen the soil with a chibanca and mix manure;
  3. Then make the beds, leaving a space between them;
  4. Before planting the seeds, place them on a plate and mash them with the bottom of a glass;
  5. Make a scratch in the dirt for and leave a space of four fingers between each one. Then add the seeds and throw soil with your hands;
  6. For other seedlings, separate them and then dig a hole in the soil.
  7. Finally, plant them in each hole and press lightly to secure them in the soil.

Want to make a mini vegetable garden at home? Watch this video with a simple and quick step by step. You will learn to plant coriander seeds and chive seedlings. See how easy it is!

Vegetable garden in apartment

  1. Drill several holes in the bottom of a pot, put expanded clay and a blanket on top for drainage;
  2. In a container with soil, mix some sawdust and dry leaves to loosen the substrate;
  3. Add the substrate in the vase and plant the vegetable seedlings giving them space to grow;
  4. Finally, water your garden every day and keep the pot in a place with sunlight.

Making an apartment garden is possible, especially for growing spices such as coriander, sausage, chives and pepper in pots. If you live in an apartment, watch the video and see how to assemble yours!

Vertical vegetable garden at home

  1. First, measure and demarcate the wall to place the angles;
  2. Drill the wall with the drill and insert the dowels in each hole;
  3. Then, screw the angles to the wall and place the wood;
  4. Drill holes in the bottom of the planters for water drainage;
  5. After that, put rocks or expanded clay and soil up to the middle of the planter;
  6. Add cattle or chicken manure and mix with your hands;
  7. Afterwards, plant the vegetable you want;
  8. After that, place the planters on top of the wood and your vertical garden will be ready.

In this video, you will follow the simple step by step of how to make a vertical garden at home. To make it you will need 2 pieces of wood 3×30 cm, angles, screws with dowels, a drill and a screwdriver. Prepare the necessary materials and get to work!

Pet bottle vegetable garden

  1. Use a piece of wire to make two hooks and attach them to the mouth of the bottle;
  2. Drill a hole in the bottom of the bottle to fix the other hook;
  3. With pliers, bend the ends of a 30 cm wire and fit the hooks;
  4. Then repeat the process with the other bottles and fix them on an angle;
  5. With scissors cut the central part of the bottle and fold the sides;
  6. Below the central cut, drill a hole for water drainage;
  7. Fill the bottles with soil, make small holes and plant the vegetable seedlings.

The pet bottle is a sustainable way to create various handmade objects and has been widely used to grow plants. So watch the video and learn how to make a vertical garden that contributes to a more sustainable world.

As seen, there are several possibilities to set up a vegetable garden at home and enjoy all its benefits, right? See below what you can plant in your garden!

What to plant in a vegetable garden at home

There’s nothing like having fresh food at home, especially vegetables and spices to prepare that delicious dish for the family. So, here are some suggestions of what to plant in your garden:

  • Basil: Basil is an aromatic herb widely used in the preparation of various dishes, such as pasta, sauces, meats, soups and salads. In addition, it can be used in the preparation of beverages, such as teas and juices. The herb can be planted through seeds or seedlings, being ideal in warmer seasons, as it does not tolerate low temperatures;
  • Pepper: pepper is a well-known spice among Brazilians and one of the most cultivated in home gardens. There are more than 25 types that can be planted in pots and vertical gardens. That is, it is an option for those who do not have space for cultivation, as well as in apartments;
  • Mint: mint is an aromatic and very tasty herb used in the preparation of sweet and savory dishes, as well as being much appreciated in teas, juices and drinks. The plant can be grown in pots or beds, but it is important to have fertile soil enriched with organic matter. In addition, mint needs a lot of light to grow, so always leave the pot in a place with good light;
  • Cilantro: This type of seasoning also grows well in pet bottles, making it a sustainable option for small spaces. Coriander is easy to grow, just pay attention to some factors, such as light, soil and watering. The plant should be exposed to sunlight and the soil does not need much organic matter. As for watering, it is important to keep the soil moist;
  • Rosemary: the plant has a very pleasant aroma and can be used in gastronomy in various dishes or teas. To grow rosemary it is necessary to keep it daily in a place with at least 3 hours of direct sunlight and keep the soil always moist. However, once the grass is fully developed, it can withstand short periods of drought.
  • Parsley: this herb can be grown both in more spacious places and in more restricted environments, such as flower beds, vases or pet bottles. The seedlings are made using seeds that take 10 to 28 days to germinate. After that, it is essential that the seedlings get 1 to 2 hours of sunlight daily;
  • Sage: To grow sage, the soil must be light, draining and rich in organic compost. The herb can be planted in beds or in planters, but it needs full sun to develop. However, it is necessary to control watering so that the roots do not rot, so water when the soil is dry;
  • Oregano: Oregano gives an aromatic and spicy touch to many dishes, especially in pasta, sauces and salads. The herb is easy to plant, but it should be grown in well-drained soil and in full sun.
  • Thyme: thyme or pennyroyal can be obtained from seed or cuttings, that is, it is an herb that is easy to grow. The plant can be grown in pots, but it should be placed in a place with plenty of sunlight;
  • Chives: chives are another very popular herb in Brazil, being used in sautéed dishes, salads, soups, among others. The plant grows well outdoors, but if you don’t have a lot of space, you can plant it in pots and leave them on a balcony in direct sunlight. As for watering, the soil needs to be moist, but not soggy. This way, you will prevent the roots from rotting.

Now that you know what to plant in a vegetable garden at home, here are some amazing ideas to make your own!

20 garden photos at home to make the most of every space

Making a vegetable garden at home is not difficult and can be done in any corner, that is, in the backyard, in beds or in pots. So, check out the photos below to get some good ideas and make your own right now:

1. Setting up a vegetable garden at home is a pleasurable activity

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2. In addition to being healthy, consume organic foods

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3. You can plant fruits, vegetables and spices

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4. And you can use hanging pots

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5. Or make a small vegetable garden surrounded by wood

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6. The hanging vegetable garden is an option for an apartment

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7. Just like planting spices in planters

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8. Now, if you have space available, make a bed

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9. Cans are recyclable options

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10. Just like plastic containers

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11. And the famous pet bottles

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12. Another option is to grow vegetables in pots

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13. Because they fit in any corner

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14. And they grow just as healthy when planted in the ground

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15. There is no reason not to have a vegetable garden at home

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16. You can enjoy every space

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17. Despite not having such a spacious backyard

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18. It is possible to make a vertical vegetable garden

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19. Just use creativity

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20. And set up a vegetable garden at home for a healthier life!

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Now that you know how to set up a vegetable garden at home, all you have to do is choose what to plant and start growing. Enjoy and check out pet bottle craft ideas to give a special and sustainable touch to your home decor!

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