Vegetable Gardens Natick MA

See below for local garden supply stores in Natick, MA 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.

Natick Roche Bros. (ma Rt. 135)
(508) 655-5540
150 West Central Street
Natick, MA
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Frans Fruit
(508) 655-8424
881 Worcester St
Natick, MA
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Annuals

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Wellesley Roche Bros.
(781) 237-2115
184 Linden Street
Wellesley, MA
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Vegetables

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Needham Sudbury Farm
(781) 449-9180
1177 Highland Avenue
Needham, MA
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Vegetables

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Needham Roche Bros.
(781) 444-0411
377 Chestnut Street
Needham, MA
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Vegetables

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Ecological Landscaping Association
(617) 436-5838
841 Worcester Road #326
Natick, MA

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New England Wild Flower Society
(508) 877-7630
New England Wild Flower Society, Garden in the Woods, 180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA

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Russell's Garden Center
(508) 358-2283
397 Boston Post Rd.
Wayland, MA
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Algaecide / Mossicide, Aluminum Furniture, Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Animal / Insect Traps, Annuals, Aquatic Containers, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artisan Crafts, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Biological Control, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Bulbs, Candles & Holders, Cedar Mulch, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees - Cut, Christmas…

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Mahoney's Garden Centers
(508) 358-7333
115 Boston Post Road
Wayland, MA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Maria von Brincken Landscape Garden Design
(978) 443-4540
11 Ford Rd
Sudbury, MA

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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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