Since greenhouse plants lack the natural benefits of uninhibited sun, soil, and rain, special fertilizers and foods for greenhouse plants are necessary for successful greenhouse crops. Outside plants obtain nutrients from the soil, but greenhouse crops are generally planted in sterilized soil to help control bacteria growth and insect infestations. This removes essential nutrients from the soil. In addition, planting in containers isolates plants and prohibits the transfer of nutrients from nearby soil during heavy rains.
If you want your taste buds to be perennially happy, growing your own food all year long is almost a guaranteed way to get there. Not only will every meal be a bit more savory, but you will be showing kindness to the environment as well.
It also means that you can stockpile your home-grown fruits and veggies for those long winter months and unforeseen emergencies!
For several years now, there has been an increasing popularity of locally grown foods. Local organics have gone from a fringe luxury to a regular grocery list staple- and for good reason.
Managing your soil drainage can mean the difference between a bountiful crop of healthy, vibrant plants and average or sickly vegetation. Soil drainage management requires the proper mix of water, aeration, and nutrients.
Soil Drainage Tips