Many of grower’s harvest tons of vegetables from small plot of land, do you know how? And how they maximize yield of vegetables? If you don’t then here, we enlist some tips which may help you to get high yield of vegetables by using a small part of land
- Raised bed with Rich Soil:
Soil is the main reason of yield and it is the most important factor of plant growth; however organic rich soil contains lot nutrients which encourage the growth of the plant and it yields.
Why raised beds are important to the growing plant? Because making a raised bed layer by fertile soil increase the yield four time more.
Raised bed are a time saving method, now you may be thinking how its time saving method? Because it takes less time for weeding due to space close enough and that also make harvest more efficient and watering.
- Shape of Beds:
The round shape of beds can provide you more area for planting, for example you have a 20-foot-long bed and mounding the soil in the middle can increase total area from 100 to 120 square feet. It gains approximately 20 percent in planting space.
- Triangle instead of Rows:
Use triangle instead of rows, it increases yield of plant and more space for planting up to 14 percent but avoid crowded planting or tight spacing which can create stress for plant and it makes favorable environment for disease and insect pest.
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- Climbing Plants:
If you don’t have much space in your garden then grow vertical, for that you have to grow vining crops such as tomatoes, pole beans, peas, squash, melons, cukes and you can straight up that plants by using support of stakes.
Let see what are the benefits of growing vertical vegetables, you can save time in harvest and maintenance, there is very less chance of fungal disease.
- Compatible Pairings:
Compatible combination includes corn, beans, squash, tomatoes, basil, and onions; leaf lettuce and peas or brassicas; carrots, onions, and radishes; and beets and celery.
- Time your Crop:
You can grow more than one crop in the growing season in given space but many gardeners grow three or four crops from a single given area. For that grow fast maturing verities.