For many of us, the change of weather and smell in the air that is Spring means it’s time to get out in the garden. Soaking up the welcome change from winter in your outdoor area is one of the best parts about Spring!
Gardening rejuvenates the mind and body, and if you are looking for a new gardening project, why not grow your own vegetables? This not only adds colour to your garden and gives you something to propagate, but it also means you’ll be able to enjoy your own organic produce!
The gardening experts at Amico have compiled some of the best springtime vegetable options for your garden. Pick your favourites from the list and get to work trimming down that grocery bill! As always, our team is just a phone call away if you need a little help.
Carrots are an easy way to start and if you would like to try something a little different, try growing heirloom carrots which are available in a range of colours. There are reds, oranges, yellows, whites and purples so your salads will be bright!
If you need to conserve your space, you can grow baby carrots in a container as well!
Once again stick with the heirloom variety is you would like to plant a little beetroot. There is a mix of varieties under this umbrella so you can see which performs best in your garden. Beetroot plants are perfect for either the garden or containers and you can also eat the leaves!
Ginger thrives in September or October, especially in Sydney and is another perfect choice for container propagation. If you have a smaller area, this is a perfect choice.
While we don’t always realise it, Zucchinis come in a range of colours beyond the dark green look we know best. Also available in yellow or light green, as well as a variety of shapes, you simply cannot beat the taste of freshly grown zucchini. They also supply edible flowers!
If you are looking for something to add to the vegetable garden that is quick and easy, consider some radishes. Planting these little guys means you will have a crop supplied in as little as just four weeks!
Along with its functional uses in cooking and tea, Turmeric grows a decorative green leaf that will add some serious colour to your garden. It is also suitable for container growing so you can have some greenery just about anywhere!
The most essential spring crop; tomatoes are a great addition to any vegetable garden. Start with some cherry tomatoes as they are much easier to grow, plus they come in a range of colours including yellow, red, and even black!
You can grow them in the ground, a large container, hanging baskets and small pots for a bit of garden variety.
The last recommendation for your springtime garden addition – chillies. These little guys are perfect for container growing while also adding a beautiful splash of colour, plus there are obvious cooking benefits for those who like a bit of heat!
Want to Get Your Vegetable Garden Off to A Strong Start?
The expert gardening team at Amico is here to help with all of your outdoor needs. Whether you are starting from scratch or need to bring a forgotten patch back to life, we can help.
Give us a call; we’ll assess your space and make the best recommendations for you. Our team can then plant, maintain, repair, or any other number of gardening actions you need to ensure that you absolutely love spending time outside. Give us a call today!