Veggie Garden

Outdoor Activities: Veggie Garden

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You Will Need
  • Veggie plants or seeds
  • Gravel or small rocks
  • Soil
  • Planting pots
  • A watering can
Instructions
  1. Choose which vegetables are easy to grow where you live. Tip: try beans, tomatoes, lettuce, carrots, beets or onions.
  2. Choose pots that will best fit your veggies. Pots that are at least 10 inches deep work best.
  3. Place your plant pots somewhere that gets lots of sun.
  4. Fill the bottom of your plant pots with gravel, or small rocks. This helps water drain.
  5. Fill your pots with soil. Tip: you could add compost or fertilizer here.
  6. Make sure you leave enough room between the plants so they have plenty of room to grow.
  7. Once your plants are in the right places, take them out of their pots and dig holes in the soil and place them in.
  8. If you’re using seeds, make sure there’s at least a finger distance between each seed. (Some plants like tomatoes will need more room, so follow the instructions on the  seed packet).
  9. Gently water the soil with your watering can. 
  10. Now you’re ready to watch your garden grow. But remember: plants are a bit like pet puffles: they need lots of care and attention!

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