Vegetable Gardens Ludington MI

See below for local garden supply stores in Ludington, MI 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.

Giving Tree Garden Center
(231) 843-4087
201 N. Gaylord Ave.
Ludington, MI
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Wojo's Greenhouse & Nursery
(248) 627-6498
2570 Oakwood Road
Ortonville, MI
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Christmas Greens, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Gardening, Crop Protection, Cut Branches, Fall Decorations, Ferns, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gift Certificates, Gifts & Accents, Greenhouse Growers, Groundcovers, Halloween Decorations, Herbs, Holiday Green - Shapes, Holiday Items, Horticulture Companies, Houseplants, Irrigation Supplies, Landscape Consulting, Landscape Design, Mulch, Ornamental Grasses, Perenni…

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Wipledale Farm Greenhouse, Inc
(989) 673-6451
3605 Apache Rd.
Vassar, MI
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Annuals, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Plants, Vegetables

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Organic Compost Tumbler
(517) 333-9123
1836 N Harrison Rd
East Lansing, MI

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Lee's Greenery
(906) 497-5814
W3771 Labelle Road 38e
Powers, MI

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Villadsen's Northern Greenhouse
(231) 869-5029
2184 Jefferson Rd
Pentwater, MI

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(866) 331-1920
POB 3152
Farmington Hills, MI

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Great Lake Roses
(734) 461-1230
Willow Road
Belleville, MI
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Pawlowski-korson Greenhouse
(231) 865-6882
5644 Airline Rd
Fruitport, MI

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Zylstra Greenhouses
(269) 342-8889
5886 Market St
Kalamazoo, MI

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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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