How to Grow Herbs and Spices in Urban Areas

Urban vegetables, Herbal and Spices growing


Materials needed :

  1. Planting media ( soil, saw dust, water, dry grass etc). For holding the roots of a plant.
  2. Charcoal dust ( cooling agent)
  3. Hard wood ash. ( balancing the acidity and alkalinity of the soil. “pH” )
  4. Lake sand ( aeration)
  5. Manure, ( plant feeds)
  6. Seeds / seedlings.
  7. Mulches ( coffee huskes are the best ,)

Mixing all the materials

1.Mix the materials (planting media, charcoal dust, lake sand, Manure and ash,) in the ratio of 3:1:1:1:2kgs respectively.

2 Fill the container with well mixed soil,

3. Leave the container with well mixed soil for like 3-4 days to rest.

4. After 3-4 days , you can now plant your seeds or seedlings

5. Then mulch your garden with coffee huskes , or cotton huskes .

6. Water your garden gently to avoid damaging of your young seedlings.

Management Practices

~Water gardens every evening.
~ prune your gardens where necessary.
~Spray with organic pesticides.
~Earth up your garden to allow water penetration.
( Have it fresh direct from your backyard for better health and enjoy!!)

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