Inexpensive but lush in house gardening tips

Today we need more greenery around us because of the air pollution.

So how to grow plants with less effort and with low investment.

Gardening at home will give you pleasure when you see the seeds grow into plants and in turn it produce some more fruits and seeds.

Kitchen garden is an easy gardening idea which helps you use your kitchen wet waste and grow some greens.

In kitchen garden you can grow all most all kinds of greens and few vegetables.

 

Items needed for gardening

If you are gardening seriously, you may want to buy gardening items from the links that I have sorted below. I have listed complete kits which are less costly. Or if you are starting in gardening now you can make your own tools. Some times you might not need the bought ones.

Gardening tool set

Make your own tools for gardening using waste plastic bottles, few iron pieces by bending them,

Gardening Bags and Planters

Containers can be made from waste buckets, tubs, or any bigger containers.

Seeds

Never bother about buying seeds if you are starting now. Use the seeds from your kitchen. You can use almost all seeds that you eat.

Soil

If you are gardening seriously and grow some valuable plants like bonsai then you may go for high quality soil. otherwise you just use any soil collected from your backyard and mix wet waste with it from your kitchen and make it fertile.

Watering Cans

Make your own watering container from plastic bottles.

Vermi Compost

This should be used for outdoor gardening

Saplings

There are many places you can buy the saplings that you would like to grow. From nursery and from online.

Bonsai Plants

Bonsai plants are plants grow small and live long. Few of them produce fruits and flowers. Feeding them should be taken care.

What can I grow in kitchen garden?

In a kitchen garden, you can grow any greens. Just bother for some sun light. If your corridor has some sun light then you are good to go.

Use mustard seeds, bean seeds, coriander seeds, chilly seeds, or any other seed which grows small plants and give you some green vegetables. Ginger and Turmeric are also good to grow in kitchen garden.

Buy or arrange a wider container something like a tub. Fill it with leaves waste, kitchen wet waste, cow dung if available, egg shell crushed, vegetable and fruit peal, etc and cover it up with any kind of soil or sand which ever is available to you.

How to grow mustard greens at home?
In a large container, fill with soil, kitchen waste and moist it. Then take some mustard seeds and sprinkle over it. Apply some water again. Keep it under sun light. in about 4 days you will see the growth. Wait for 15 days and reap your yield. Make a delicious greens recipe.

How to grow Turmeric at home?
Buy raw turmeric when ever you see it in a store. One piece should do. Now take a container. Fill with sand and cow dung mix. Place your turmeric piece in the soil around 2 inches inside. Then water it regularly. Keep under sun. It will grow plant. Wait until the plant dies it self. in Around 7 months it will die. And you can get almost 1/2kg of turmeric.

How to grow ginger at home?
Buy raw ginger when ever you see it in a store. One piece should do. It should contain some buds. Now take a container. Fill with sand and cow dung mix. Place your ginger piece in the soil around 2 inches inside. Then water it regularly. Keep under sun. It will grow plant. Wait until the plant dies it self. in Around 7 months it will die. And you can get almost 1/2kg of ginger. Based on the container size, the yield will vary.

How to feed your plants?

Non-veg bone waste

Egg shell

Paper/cardboard waste

Cow dung if you can get

Dry leaves from any plant

All vegetable and fruit peal

When to use fertilizers?

Not every plant need fertilizer.

When you see the plant does not bloom, you may use a very little quantity of fertilizer.

How to take care of bonsai plants?

Bonsai plants live for 100s of years. But they need a better care.
Feed it with bonsai soil mix and fertilizer.

How to make bonsai plant?

I know you are serious about gardening and making a career in it. So why late let’s see how we grow bonsai. To make a bonsai plant, take a part of a plant with a small portion of leaves, a well grown stem and few root. Pot it into a small container. Keep watering and feeding it regularly with bonsai fertilizer.

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Author: satya