An easy patch

A few (green) thumb rules to plant and watch your kitchen ‘garden’ grow this season 

Don’t let the word ‘garden’ discourage you. A few plants on a sunny windowsill, a foot-wide bed of soil around your compound, or even a row of pots on a waterproofed terrace could suffice. The important thing is to start small with easy-to-grow plants.


Soil used to grow any vegetable should be well aerated, neither too loose nor too compact. And the depth of the soil needs to be more than one foot. The soil should retain moisture — for example, a mix of red soil, clay, small pebbles, vermicompost, and once the seed has germinated, dried leaves to cover the top layer, works well...............Read more


Source: BusinessLine

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