Whenever I talk to individuals regarding gardening, invariably I’ll hear someone say “I would love to garden but I just don’t have the time.” I usually begin my schpeel regarding how it’s pretty much only the start and finish of the growing season that’s the busiest and, if done right, takes little time during the peak of the season. Regardless of your talent level or area to work with, it’s 100 percent possible to own an excellent low maintenance garden.
Of course, it depends on what you want to grow in your garden. Tomatoes, as an example, are a lot of of a high maintenance food to grow. The bottom line is if you really wanted to garden, you’d figure out a way. Just like life always manages to find a way, think dandelions in sidewalk cracks, you can garden regardless of what your schedule is or what space you have.
Through my own experiences, I have learned and grown many plants that need very low maintenance and can offer you great returns on your investment. Keep in mind that if you’re gone traveling often, you’ll need a garden arrange that’s suited and customized to you. This can be a very general list of some basic, simply identifiable foods. All of them will be planted in containers or in raised beds, depending on what you have to work with.
Whether you want to garden to assist ease the food bill over winter or just to own some fresh food …