Vegetable garden: How to grow mini vegetables in your garden even in pots
Mini vegetables are more and more popular in the kitchens of great chefs. Why ? They are so pretty design on the plates … but not only. The interest of these mini-vegetables is twofold: their aesthetics, therefore, but also their flavor. Indeed, miniature vegetables offer a crunchy texture and a particularly remarkable taste finesse. Another major advantage, in general, the mini vegetable varieties are very suitable for small spaces, for growing in pots or planters.
Mini vegetables: Conquering vegetable gardens and your aperitifs
To accompany refined cuisine or to enhance a gourmet aperitif, mini vegetables are a “must”! Not only appreciated by cooks and gastronomes, miniature vegetables also offer for the gardener, undeniable qualities and in particular a very interesting growth speed. In fact, mini vegetables are often early varieties and therefore only require a few weeks of cultivation between sowing and harvesting.
To allow gardeners to grow miniature varieties in their own vegetable patch. Many updated garden shops have chosen to create the “Mini-Vegetables” seed boxes. It is a great gift idea for a curious gardener and lover of originality, wanting to think outside the box of the “classic vegetable garden” and surprise his friends with surprising crops.
Growing mini vegetables and micro greens are an excellent means of getting your 5-a-day when you don’t have much space. You only need a sunny windowsill, patio, backyard or balcony as they can all be grown in pots. They are also tenderer than the larger varieties, having less tough, woody fibres, and have the same nutritional benefits. Mini vegetables and micro greens can also be more flavoursome than their larger counterparts. They are harvested sooner after sowing than full sized varieties so are less susceptible to pests and diseases. Mini vegetables are either bred specifically to be small or are large varieties harvested young.