Day 3-Grow Your Own Food in 100 Days or Less Posted on 15 May 20:10 , 0 comments
Day 3 of our Series Grow Your Own Food in 100 Days or Less is underway!
Water is an important aspect of any veggies garden. Whether you're using coconut coir pellets, containers, growing in ground or in raised beds, it is very important to water the garden.
University of California recommends:
"For vegetables in the summer, we recommend applying about 1 inch of water over the surface area of the garden bed per week. That is equivalent to 0.623 gallons per sq ft."
If you're in a HOT climate you might like our article Heat Tolerant Veggies and More
To conserve water, add rich compost to your soil.
Layout your vegetable garden so that plants with similar water requirements are grouped together. For example, cucumbers, zucchini, and squash all have similar water needs. Focus on vegetables that produce abundant crops like tomatoes, squash, peppers and eggplants.
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