Vegetable Gardens Petal MS

See below for local garden supply stores in Petal, MS 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.

The Flower Pot Designs
(601) 270-5300
20 Montrose Court
Hattiesburg, MS
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Annuals

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Stewart Plant Farm
(601) 477-5257
44 Walters Rd
Ellisville, MS

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Martinson's Garden Works
(601) 856-3078
650 Highway 51 North
Ridgeland, MS
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Annuals, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, B & B Plants, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Brick, Bulbs, Business Services, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Compost, Composting, Composting Supplies, Conifers / Evergreens, Container Plants, Containers, Containers - Decorative, Control Release Fertilizers, Crop Protection, Decorative Planters & Urns, Edging / Border, Educational Books & Tapes, Environmental Contro…

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Coach's Cedar Creek Farm, Inc.
(601) 947-7235
111 Doug Byrd Rd
Lucedale, MS
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Annuals

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Hood's Discount Ms
(228) 863-0005
7900 Highway 49
Gulfport, MS

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Sticks And Stones Garden Center
(815) 895-1872
6925 Us Hwy 49 N Suite 1
Haddiesburg, MS
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Annuals

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Morning-Glory Mulch
(601) 270-5313
724 Morriston Rd
Petal, MS

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Delmas Nursery
(228) 475-3391
3400 Old Airport Rd
Moss Point, MS

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Bounds Garden Center
(601) 798-3753
401 S. Main Street
Picayune, MS
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Madison Garden Center
(601) 856-5554
811 Madison Ave
Madison, MS
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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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