Frequently Asked Questions!

How do you prepare soil for vegetables?

Before you plant any vegetables, prepare your garden beds by digging the soil and adding organic compost at least 1-2 weeks before you start planting. Most vegetables only need 15-20 centimetres of good soil for their roots to grow.

Is Growing your own vegetables worth it?

Growing your own vegetables is healthier for the family because the produce is fresh and (hopefully) grown without chemicals. It is better for the environment by reducing the cost of food transport, there are educational benefits for the children, and oh yes, the vegetables will taste so much better!

What are the benefits of using quality vegetables in vegetable preparation?

Sufficient consumption of quality vegetables can reduce the risk of several noncommunicable diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancers, diabetes, obesity, and metabolic syndromes. Inclusion of vegetables in the dietary constituents indicates healthy life.