Vegetable Gardens Salem MA

See below for local garden supply stores in Salem, 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.

Earth Landscape
(978) 744-1475
6 Tulip Street
Salem, MA

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Marblehead Garden Center, Inc
(781) 631-8558
164 West Shore Drive
Marblehead, MA
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Annuals, Aquatics, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Fertilizers, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Supplies, Greenhouse Supplies & Equipment, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Integrated Pest Management (IPM), Mulch, Natural Pesticide, Organic Fertilizers, Organic Gardening, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Statues / Sculptures, Trees

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Connor's Farm
(978) 777-1245
30 Valley Road
Danvers, MA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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Canaan Farms
(978) 468-1554
87 Main Street, Route 1a
Wenham, MA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Eric's Greenhouse & Garden Center
(781) 944-0547
1090 Main Street
Reading, MA
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Florist, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Irrigation Supplies, Perennials, Plants, Portable Irrigation Systems, Shrubs, Trees

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Highland Gardens
(978) 741-7743
355 Highland Ave
Salem, MA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Conifers / Evergreens, Crop Protection, Fall Decorations, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Gardening Tools, Gardening Supplies, Groundcovers, Hand Tools, Horticulture Companies, Manure, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Soil & Amendments, Trees, Trees, Wreaths & Decorations, Vegetables, Wreaths

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Ann & Hope
(978) 739-2358
20 Archmeadow Drive
Danvers, MA
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Garden Centers / Nurseries, Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Northeast Nursery Garden Center
(978) 535-6550
234 Newbury Street
Peabody, MA
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Algaecide / Mossicide, Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Anti-Transparent, Aquatic Containers, Aquatics, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Artificial Rock, B & B Plants, Ball / Pot Handlers, Bamboo Stakes / Fencing / Mats, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Beneficial Insect Boxes, Biological Control, Biostimulant, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Birding Accessories, Boots / Clogs, Boulders, Brick, Bridges, Bulbs, Business Services, Cactus / Succulent, Can…

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Corliss Bros. Inc.Garden Center and Nursery
(978) 356-5422
31 Essex Rd.
Ipswich, MA
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Animal / Insect Repellent / Deterrent, Annuals, Arbors / Arches, Arrangement Accessories, Baskets & Wicker Containers, Benches / Chairs / Tables, Bird Baths, Bird Feeders, Bird Houses / Nest Boxes, Birding Accessories, Boots / Clogs, Bulbs, Carts/Dollies, Ceramic, Terra Cotta & Stone Containers, Chemicals, Christmas Accessories, Christmas Lighting, Christmas Ornaments & Decorations, Christmas Tree Stands, Christmas Trees, Christmas Trees, Wreaths & Greens - Permanent, Clothing, Collectables &…

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Marini Farms
(978) 356-3055
259 Linebrook Rd
Ipswich, 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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