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How to customize a vegetable garden?

How to customize a vegetable garden?

Categories : Advice

How to customize a vegetable garden ?

Having a vegetable garden at home has become a dream for so many people who want to escape for a few minutes, or even a few hours, in order to de-stress and forget all their problems. It is true that spending time in nature is very good for mental health. Ditto if you take care of your vegetable garden : work the land, harvest fruits and vegetables, plant new seeds and others.

Personalization

To have more fun doing all your work, it would be wise to customize your vegetable garden. Not only will you feel better there, because you will feel that you have contributed to something visible, but your little piece of paradise will also reflect a little your perception and love of nature.

How to create a decorative vegetable garden?

Creating a decorative vegetable garden in your garden doesn't really require degrees in outdoor layout! Far from it ! All you will need is to appeal to your creative mind. If, however, you do not know how to make your vegetable garden attractive here are some ideas that will certainly be useful to you.

Customize your vegetable patch 

Amateurs and nature lovers, the task of customizing your vegetable garden is by no means an arduous task as you believe. How about decorating your little haven of peace by adding a pretty border ? There are, moreover, different models of very aesthetic borders:

  • Plessis border
  • Wooden border
  • Green border
  • Border of boxwood, santoline, thyme, savory
  • Border of annual flowers.

You can also opt for other decorative elements such as an octagonal bench, a flowery tripod, paved aisles, brick aisles, etc.

Opt for plantations with a decorative appearance

It is very important to choose the type of vegetables or flowers that will make your vegetable garden both attractive and beautiful. You will encourage other people to follow in your footsteps and have their own vegetable patch in their garden.

To succeed in your bet, we advise you to opt for the following vegetables: cardoons , chard, asparagus, white celery, artichokes, tomatoes and lettuce. Of course, avoid planting trees or shrubs, as your vegetable patch could suffer from the shade caused, for example.

When it comes to flowers, gardeners strongly recommend planting them in vegetable gardens, mainly because they are perfectly able to decorate your beautiful little garden.

For this, we strongly advise you to plant the following flowers: lavender, daisy, poppy, sunflower, purple and daylily. With a little time, these flowers will allow you to give much more life to your vegetable patch.

How to make your vegetable patch 

It is true that a vegetable garden can be found everywhere, even in large supermarkets. However, some people prefer to make their own vegetable gardens. So here is another way to customize this little gem to your liking.

Materials to make a vegetable patch 

Customizing a vegetable patch is one thing and making your vegetable garden is another. For this, we strongly recommend that you choose your equipment carefully.

You can thus resort to wood because of its ease of implementation, its economic aspect and its simplicity of cutting. Avoid at all costs to choose recycled woods and non-thick boards.

Hazel or wicker plessis, concrete, flower boxes, planters and metal are also materials that can provide good services for making a vegetable garden. The reasons are diverse, namely : durability over time, adaptability to vegetables, aesthetics, excellent protection, etc.

Paint your vegetable patch

You can paint your vegetable patch in any color. It's not only original, but it will also make your vegetable garden more beautiful ! A little originality will do no harm. Especially since it is always useful to give a little personal touch to your vegetable garden.

Don't forget to oil your boards in three layers.  Why? Well simply to make the colors of the wood more vivid while guaranteeing excellent protection against the wear of time. However, be a little patient because the drying is quite long. It is always recommended to do an annual maintenance on the boards of your vegetable patch. You can also opt for some changes in shape or colors. You have to dare and create otherwise you risk falling into monotony.

To conclude

Your vegetable garden is a way to please you above all. It is also essential to relax in peace and get closer to nature.

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