Creating a vegetable garden that's easy to maintain is within reach of all of us : growing vegetables,fruits and aromatic plants is really very easy! Time + organization + the basic rules of gardening + tips for each plant of the vegetable garden = organic food on your plate in no time!And every gardener will tell you that gardening is a real pleasure : the transformation of the vegetable garden over the seasons is really fascinating.A simple return to nature ... And at harvest time in your vegetable garden, it's really satisfying to be able to say "it's me who did it" and "it's natural"! So pick up your tools, and go for it!

Organization of your vegetable garden


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Choose the location of your vegetable garden in your garden.

Take into account different criteria when choosing the location of your vegetable garden :

  • the location in your garden that receives the most sunlight throughout the day
  • a place protected from high winds
  • a place not too far from your home (to facilitate harvest)
  • a place not too far from an access to water (for irrigation)
  • a place not too far from a shelter (for storing your tools)
  • a place not too far from your compost pile.

Organization - map

Plan your garden, taking into account:

  • crop rotation
  • positive and negative associations
  • needs of irrigation for eich plant.

Create each year a map with the organization of your vegetable garden: from one year to another, the memory does not remember everything. Use the tranquility of the winter to perform this task.

3 good reasons to create a natural vegetable garden

The taste of natural plants is better.

Personally I decided to create a vegetable garden after tasting cherry tomatoes from the vegetable garden of our friends. The taste was very different from those I had eaten before - the tomatoes I used to buy at the supermarket. A little visit of their vegetable garden convinced me that it wasn't that difficult to grow its own fruit and vegetables. At that moment I received my first gardening tips.

A natural vegetable garden is economic.

There's obviously an investment at the beginning : you have to buy tools. But you don't have to ruin yourself to get the right tools. Ditto for the seeds. If you start gardening with plants in stead of seeds, try to find a dealer who sells organic plants near to your home. Collect rainwater and put in place a mulch to reduce irrigation. Make your own compost to feed the soil of your garden. With all these tips, cultivating your own vegetable garden will be much cheaper than buying all your fruit and vegetables at the supermarket.

Natural or "organic" vegetables in your garden...

It's simple: you'll find the chemicals you spray on your fruits and vegetables, or put into your garden soil, in your environment but also on your plate! You'll eat them, and they will deteriorate your health and make you sick. In addition, pesticides and fungicides destroy all life in the soil of a vegetable garden, which is no longer able to feed the plants, so you'll have to add fertilizer, and pollute a little more mother earth. This vicious circle will prompt you to use always more and more chemicals, and you'll end up with fruit and vegetables that have no natural taste. In that case you can as well save you all the work, and buy them in the supermarket! No! No! And no! If you want to make the effort to create a vegetable garden in order to eat good fruit and vegetables, you should ban all chemicals.

A natural vegetable garden is not only an intelligent idea, but it's also easier to manage. Start natural gardening today. It's only common sense!