Vegetable Garden Irrigation

Vegetable Garden Irrigation 

Caring for your vegetable garden in a water-efficient way can be easy!

While vegetables may require some irrigation, a few simple steps can cut down water use and provide your household with healthy and vibrant, and delicious food. 

Next steps:

  • Start with the soil: Add coarse, decomposed matter, such as organic compost, to your soil. This will help encourage deep root formation and moisture retention. 
  • Pick plants wisely: All vegetables need water, but some need less than other Avoid plants like beans and sweet corn, which require constant water. The following list offers some options for water efficient-plants:
    • Okra 
    • Peppers
    • Swiss Chard 
    • Asparagus- once established
    • Chick Peas
    • Jerusalem Artichoke 
    • Herbs, such as lavender, oregano, sage, thyme, and rosemary