Grow your own winter vegetable garden

Grow your own winter vegetable garden

Who needs a grocery store when you can plant, grow and eat your own vegetables!

It is becoming increasingly popular to grow your own food, and you don’t have to live on a farm to do it. Whether its potatoes, tomatoes, herbs or chillies, get your green fingers on and start gardening vegetables in the winter season.

Check out the many benefits of starting your own winter vegetable garden.

 

Planting a garden with vegetables gives you the pleasure of savouring a delicious, sun-warmed tomato fresh from the garden. The taste of your own home grown vegetables is something different. Your own vegetables will be free of harsh chemicals and extensive processing and packaging methods. The texture and flavour of your vegetables will far surpass the grocery store varieties. You get to enjoy the taste of freshly grown, organic vegetables cultivated with your own two hands.

Starting your own vegetable garden can be very therapeutic. Whether you use the time to be alone or spend some quality time outdoors with your family, it will do you the world of good to get out in the sun and breathe the fresh air. You’ll have lots of fun choosing your vegetables, digging holes and seeing the final products on your plate after harvesting.

One of the greatest benefits is that it will save you money! Grocery stores overcharge when it comes to fresh produce due to the high demand. With all the diet fads going around, it’s always in fashion to eat fresh fruits and vegetables, and you’ll never have to purchase overpriced fresh produce again if you keep a hand on your vegetable garden.

Besides saving you money on your purchases, gardening is also an affordable hobby. Unlike collecting one-of-a-kind spoons or go karting for example, gardening does not cost much. All you need is some space, fertile soil, a sunhat, the correct tools, a variety of seeds, and you’re good to go.

Gardening is known to bring many health benefits as it is a soft form of exercise and the continuous fresh air is beneficial to your immune system.

Not sure where to start? No problem – visit the gardening experts at Seabreeze Landscaping and we’ll start you off on the right foot… or finger. Start thinking of what you’d like to start planting in the meantime.

Here’s a list of vegetables you can plant this winter:

  • Artichokes
  • Asparagus
  • Beetroot
  • Broccoli
  • Cabbage
  • Carrots
  • Celery
  • Lettuce
  • Onions
  • Parsnips
  • Peas (Snow & Sugar)
  • Potatoes
  • Radish
  • Rhubarb
  • Silver beet
  • Spinach
  • Swedes & Turnips