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DIY Organic Vegetable Garden

How to make a vegetable garden:
Here is a fantastic "Do it Yourself" Organic Vegetable Garden project. I really wanted to plant an organic veggie garden in our backyard because I was always going to the grocery store for the same vegetables and I don't like when produce goes bad. Picking vegetables fresh from my garden has been ideal! I constantly cook with the same types of vegetables for our meals so our garden has been a lifesaver. Now you too can grow your favorite vegetables and fruits by follow this step-by-step tutorial! These are the steps I took to accomplish my organic veggie garden.


Step 1: Dig up the area of soil to prepare for planting. (EX. Grass removal). Make sure soil is managable and free of weeds.


Step 2: Assemble your garden planter box/border. You can make one or buy one. I picked up a wood border from Lowe's, all I had to do it assemble the brackets. There are many idea options for borders. (My husband picked the 'brown log' looking one...)

Step 3: Add a layer of composted manure.

Step 4: Add a layer of Miracle-Gro Garden Soil for Flowers and Vegetables, 2 Cu. Ft. bag. Adjust number a bags you will need for the size of garden.

Step 5: Insert any wire supports for the type of vegetable growth you have. Dig hole, water hole, plant seedling, firmly press soil, & water seedling again.

Ready, set, GROW!

Step 6: Water garden 2 times a day in spring/summer. Do not water during direct sun light. It's best to water in early morning & at dusk hours.

My little garden helper! She is ready to water...

Week 1. My other garden helper keeping an eye on all the veggies!

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Month 1. I planted vegetables that were able to grow easily in my area's climate. Check your zone map for the veggies you want.

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And WOW, now you have your very own fresh organic vegetable garden!

Be Sweet!
-Sweet Haute

6 comments:

  1. What a great garden! I really need to get mine together! :) Found you at the Crafty Friday link up party!

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  2. What a perfect garden!!
    I always do tomatoes, rosemary, garlic and sweet basil.
    This year I'm going to do cucumbers and lettuce.

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  3. Anonymous8:36 PM

    Such a cute garden! Looking forward to my own.... someday!

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  4. Looks fabulous! I'm planning on a square foot garden this summer and cannot wait to eat the fruits of our labors:)

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  5. Love it! I've wanted a garden for 3 years now. This is the year!! I love having fresh produce & not having to pay the extra $$ for organic will be nice :)
    ~Mary

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  6. What a cute garden! I love to garden, I have the square foot garden in my yard and I just planted my peas. www.deesdailynews.com

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