Vegetable Gardens Albemarle NC

See below for local garden supply stores in Albemarle, NC that provide access to vegetable seeds, warm season vegetables, and raised vegetable beds, as well as advice and content on home vegetable garden layouts, growing seasons, plant rotation, and drip water systems.

Charlie's Hardware & Garden Center
(704) 888-0070
103 Locust Avenue
Locust, NC

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The Biltmore Company
(828) 255-1776
1 Lodge Street
Asheville, NC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Mitchell's Nursery & Greenhouse, Inc.
(336) 983-4107
1088 W. Dalton Road
King, NC
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Annuals, Cactus / Succulent, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs

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Lumber River Trading Company
(910) 738-7788
1675 N. Roberts Ave.
Lumberton, NC
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Carolina Home & Garden
(252) 393-9004
4778 Hwy. 24
Newport, NC
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Annuals, Bulbs, Cactus / Succulent, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Florist, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seed, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees, Wildflower Seed

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Rockwell Farms
(704) 279-5589
6055 Highway 152 E
Rockwell, NC
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Remodeling Services

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Wilkie Greenhouse
(828) 453-0480
1533 New House Rd
Ellenboro, NC

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Piedmont Feed & Garden Center
(919) 942-7848
4805 Nc Highway 54 W
Chapel Hill, NC
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Specialty Products Companies, Trees

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Fairview Greenhouses & Garden Center
(919) 851-6821
8224 Holly Springs Rd
Raleigh, NC
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Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Feeders, Builders / Contractors, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Display Structures, Fencing / Gates, Fountains - Decorative, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Gazebos / Pavi…

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Mull's Greenhouses, Inc.
(704) 482-5934
512 Foxboro St
Shelby, NC

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Vegetable Gardens | Grow your own vegetables

Grow your own vegetables

Imagine enjoying bushels of delicious produce picked at the peak of ripeness without the expense or hassle of visiting the grocery store, farmer's market or produce stand. You may be surprised to find out that growing a vegetable garden is actually a simple process. In this guide, we'll give you the scoop on the basic steps involved in creating home vegetable gardens.

Before You Begin

Before starting your garden, look over your backyard and select a spot that gets ample direct sunlight and has good, soft soil. In addition, take the time to measure the size of your plot. Don't be overly ambitious – even a small 3x3 garden plot or raised bed can produce ample veggies.

Next, select your vegetables, considering your climate, frosts, soil type and light conditions. If you're looking to start seasonal plots, such as fall vegetable gardens, make sure you investigate which plants will grow best during your chosen time of year. Finally, make a list of the growing supplies you will need, including soil, fertilizers, vegetable seeds and other materials.

Planting and Preparing Vegetable Gardens

Before planting your vegetable garden, make sure to aerate your soil and add fertilizer and any soil conditioners you need. Then, find out how deep to plant the seeds – some will be sprinkled lightly over the surface, while others are deeply buried. If you are working with seedlings, your task is easier, because you'll just seat them in the soil the same way you might repot a houseplant.

Growing vegetable gardens requires you to organize your seeds or seedlings in neat rows or clusters and mark each one with a plant stake. Some people choose to cut off part of the seed label and affix it to the stake with waterproof tape. This is a great way to ensure that you'll always have the proper information about your plants handy.

Maintaining and Harvesting

Backyard vegetable gardens are simple to maintain. Most people water once or twice a day, o...

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