Gardening is not just an activity of converting a normal piece of land in to a garden having flowers and trees, but it is much more. It requires the understanding of nature of soil and better location to grow any plant. Plants require variety of soil to grow. They can grow better in a sunny area, full shaded or half shaded area. But some plants are there which grow better either in full sunlight or in complete shadow.
Many seasonal plants are there that grow better effectively only in a particular season. They can benefit you in return in many ways and are highly rich for our health. There are four seasons spring, summer, winter and fall. Every season has its own specialty and helps the plants to grow better. Plants are categorized different life cycle and they are annuals, perennials and biennial. Plants should be grown according to their life cycle so that better garden can be cultivated. Seasonal plants can be added to any type of gardening including miniature or container gardens. Miniature garden use mini trees and shrubs which can go with the garden design. It is a small form of garden that allow people to have a real view of expanded garden. The miniature trees comes up with the appearance alike big size trees present in the forest. Miniature garden is good for such garden lovers who have limited space outside their home.
- Demanding seasonal or organic food will motivate the local farmers to produce the food by using compost and homemade fertilizers. This will help us to protect the environment by preventing the usage chemical fertilizers and pesticides. And in return we will receive healthy food that is effective to our health.
- Seasonal planting encourages the growth of seasonal vegetables & fruits. When the seasonable food is produced by local farmers then there will be less issues like transportation and storage. Additionally, the price of the food will also be reasonable. But when we demand for out of season food then in most cases they will be transported from long distant places. These foods are quite expensive because of transportation & storage cost. Hence seasonal foods are better alternatives for out of season vegetables & fruits.
- Seasonable food is proper to consume only when they are completely developed or ripe. When seasonable food will receive enough amount of sunlight, nutrition and wetness from soil, then the produced food will contain more nutritional value. Having a nutritional food adds more benefit to our health including the overall well-being, weight control and strength to our bones.