An ecological urban garden offers many advantages although it may seem difficult to do. You have to take a few things into account to make it work perfectly, but when you do, both the satisfaction and the benefits are very good.

If you would like to venture into the world of urban gardens at home and you do not know what materials you need or what steps you need to follow, keep reading

Advantages of having an urban garden

Orchard in a blacón

So that the motivation for having an urban garden at home grows, we remember that it will help you eat better, healthier and in an ecological way. In just one square meter of home garden, you could produce up to 20 kg of food a year.

Therefore, in addition to being a hobby that helps us to be outdoors and forget about technologies and screens, we can feed our family in a healthier way.

Steps to follow

seeded tomatoes

The space you have at home is the least of it. With just one square meter, you can have your little garden. You will need some basic things for your garden.

  1. The first They are the containers where we will plant. The more containers there are and the more varied they are, the more planting options we will have. Containers can be grow tables, flower pots, planters, etc.
  2. The substrate you need for the plant to grow in good condition will be ideal for it to absorb all the nutrients. The soil must have nutrients and the price of the substrate will depend on what you want to invest in your garden.
  3. Once we have the containers and the land, we will need the plants and / or seeds that we are going to sow. You can have all kinds of greens and vegetables in your garden: lettuce, tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, corn, cabbages … Each crop will require a different level of planting experience. The ideal thing to start in this world is to choose easy crops for seasons in each year.
  4. What can not be missing is water. Thanks to the water, crops can grow and use the nutrients in the substrate.

Depending on the area where you live, you may need the occasional pesticide. However, with these materials you can enjoy your urban garden at home.