For homeowners, the backyard could be a site of possibilities. It can be the area for a new pool or the site of a new greenhouse. Regarding the latter, people can plant a variety of seeds in a greenhouse, which could then be used for cooking meals and landscaping.
But one should also remember that aside from choosing your seed, you should also choose the frame kits you would be using for your greenhouse to ensure that your produce would be sheltered and cared for.
Popular items for the home gardener include leafy greens, herbs, and seasonal fruits.
1. Leafy Greens
There are many kinds of edible green leaves that one could grow in their greenhouse. Spinach, Lettuce and broccoli are easy to grow. You could use them for salads and even steam them for dinner.
2. Seasonal Fruits
Fruits that grow in summer or winter can be planted in the greenhouse as well. Tomatoes, melons, grapes, oranges, and lemons are great because they don’t take up much space when growing. Thanks to the life-sustaining feature of greenhouses, plants can thrive in it as long as they are watered and given sufficient sunlight. Picking these fruits when they are ripe would not only a fresh supply of fruits but harvesting something you grew could also feel rewarding.
Herbs or spices such as mint, basil, chamomile, and cilantro are examples of herbs that can be grown inside the greenhouse. These herbs can be used to add flavor to certain dishes or to make tea. These plants are normally smaller compared to fruits or vegetables, which requires closer attention so that these herbs won’t wilt away.
The home gardener in you would love a greenhouse with all the herbs, vegetables, fruits, and other edible plants you could produce and grow. The plants you’ll be planting could be used to make tea, cook dishes, or be eaten as is. Growing plants in your backyard would not only allow you to yield food but you could also care for flowers in between.