Vegetable Gardens London KY

See below for local garden supply stores in London, KY 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.

Laurel Landscaping
(606) 528-3186
2200 Level Green Rd
Corbin, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Walnut Ridge Greenhouses
(502) 267-4717
16200 Farhlich Lane
Louisville, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Earl Thieneman Greenhouses
(502) 245-4891
12704 Old Henry Rd
Louisville, KY
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Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Irrigation Supplies, Perennials, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Shrubs, Trees

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Integrity Nursery
(270) 684-4959
1100 Burlew Boulevard
Owensboro, KY
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Aluminum Furniture, Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artificial Plants, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Coconut / Moss Liners, Colored Mulch, Compost, Composting, Containers - Decorative, Cypress Mulch, Decorative Planters & Urns, Erosion & Sediment Control Supplies, Fer…

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Natorp's Garden Stores
(859) 384-3350
8727 US Highway 42
Florence, KY
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Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Bird Feeders, Bulbs, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Conifers / Evergreens, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Fall Decorations, Fertilizers, Furniture / Structures, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Grass Seed, Groundcovers, Halloween Decorations, Herbs, Holiday It…

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Pine View Farm
(606) 598-5326
174 Highway 1524
Manchester, KY

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Farmholme
(859) 356-2084
15283 Madison Pike
Morning View, KY
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants

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Kings Gardens
(859) 272-7077
4560 Nicholasville Rd
Lexington, KY
Products / Services
Annuals

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Rosa's Garden Center
(606) 663-1915
321 B. East College Avenue
Stanton, KY
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Annuals, B & B Plants, Bulbs, Chemicals, Container Plants, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Companies, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Horticulture Companies, Industry Supplies & Services, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Contractors, Landscape Maintenance, Landscape Maintenance / Services, Landscaping Services, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Soil …

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Glover's Nursery & Garden Center
(502) 868-9753
3895 Ironworks Road
Georgetown, KY
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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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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