Kitchen Garden

A thriving kitchen garden will be the perfect source of fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs for healthier, more delicious meals.

In addition to helping you save money, you get to grow your food as you want, using the pesticides and organic liquid fertilizer that you trust.

Your kitchen garden does not have to be big or close to your kitchen.

Learn how to start a healthykitchen garden at home with these basic tips that we’ve prepared for you.

Select the best site for it

Kitchen Garden

The first step is to pick a spot where your vegetables and fruits will thrive, having the best of nature plus minimal interference from pets and kids.

Select a spot with plenty of morning sunshine so that leafy veggies can grow quickly as well as a shaded area for the shade-loving plants to grow.

Also, choose a place devoid of other roots and stones as the plants’ roots’ growth will be hindered.

Finally, ensure that the spot has well-drained, rich soils.

Start simple

If you are a first-time gardener learning how to grow kitchen garden, you are advised to start simple, planting some fast growing vegetables and herbs that are easy to maintain.

Examples of these are mint, basil, coriander, cucumbers, lettuce, or spinach.

From there, you can graduate to melons, cabbages, onions, and cauliflower.

If you are running out of space, go vertical

Kitchen Garden

You will often find that you do not have sufficient space for all your plants to thrive effectively, especially if you are running akitchen garden in pots.

Avoid cramming your plants, as they will start competing for nutrients and the result is unhealthy and wilted plants.

Choose climbers like tomatoes, passion fruit, zucchini, and many more; these grow in vines that you can guide upwards with a stake, cage, or fence.

In addition to saving on space, you will protect them from pests that would affect them of they crawled on the soil, and fungal infections as the leaves will have better air circulation.

Strengthen the health of your soil


A kitchen garden can be strengthened by adding compost and mulch.

Compost from the kitchenwill improve the overall quality of soil and improve its nutrient capacity, while mulch will protect your seedlings from water loss and add nutrients once it decays.

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The tips above should help you to start a healthy kitchen garden where you can grow your favorite fruits and vegetables.

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Archie Adams

Archie was a builder for more than 40 years. Mainly after his retirement the enthusiastic electrical works in garden and writes for a blog to keep himself occupied. His many years of experience can get you the right tool reviews whether it is a drill, welding machine or so. An impressive fact to note about him is that almost everything in his house is a representation of his skills made by his hands.

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Mwaka Walter Black

I love the idea, we set a a kitchen garden too for the community to get the idea about permaculture. It a great too for nature conservation and food security.
Northern Uganda

    Giuseppe Tallarico

    As Giuseppe Tallarico, I wholeheartedly agree with Walter from Northern Uganda. Starting and maintaining a kitchen garden is a fantastic way to promote permaculture and food security within a community. Not only does it provide a source of fresh, healthy produce, but it also teaches valuable skills and encourages conservation of natural resources. I am glad to hear that you have begun a kitchen garden for your community and hope that it serves as a successful model for others to follow. Keep up the great work!


This blog is very useful to start my kitchen gardening idea to become real. I did all of the things you explained in this blog. Now my kitchen garden is very healthy.
Thank you “world permaculture association”.
I bought seeds and home, kitchen and terrace gardening supplies from the Pioneer Agro Industry Online shop.

    Giuseppe Tallarico

    As Giuseppe Tallarico, I am thrilled to hear that the information provided in this blog has been helpful in starting and maintaining your kitchen garden. It is great to hear that your garden is now thriving and producing healthy produce. The World Permaculture Association is dedicated to providing valuable information and resources for those looking to start their own sustainable gardens. I am glad that the association has been able to assist you in your gardening endeavors. It is also a good idea to buy seeds and supplies from Pioneer Agro Industry Online Shop, they have a wide range of options to choose from. Keep up the good work, and continue to enjoy the benefits of your kitchen garden!


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