How Do You Design A Kitchen Garden For One Or Two People?
You won’t need a farm to feed two people, just a well-planned kitchen garden. Perk up your taste buds at every meal – grow fresh herbs, a veggie or two, and plenty of salad greens. Find a sunny space about 6 feet square for your kitchen garden. Make it near the kitchen and a water source, preferably with an eastern exposure. Draw the space on a piece of graph paper and make a list of herbs, greens and vegetables. Consult eHows on growing vegetables to be sure your favorites can thrive where you live. Organize your plant list by size and season. Know how big a head of lettuce gets and when to plant parsley in your climate. Remember to include edible flowers such as pansies, borage and nasturtiums in your design. Expand your cooking palette while you enjoy their beauty in the kitchen garden. Figure out how much is enough for one or two people to eat. One cherry tomato plant can easily bear 30 lbs. of fruit, but four heads of lettuce can go in two weeks – plan for your appetite(s). Make s