Your Kitchen Garden Ought to have these Four Organic Plants

A row of potted plants in crates at a garden centre, specifically showcasing a kitchen garden.

Gardening is a personal venture. Everything about it and is about you as an individual relates to creative pursuits you invest in the kitchen garden You use your backyard or front yard; you grow plants that speak to your soul, nurture them with love like you would a child, sometimes you confide in them. What’s more personal than this? In fact, your plants either blossom or wither depending on your energy around them.

A person decorating a garden with wallpaper.

Despite this personalization, I must intrude into your space and suggest a few varieties of plants that will transform your garden and boost your health.

Pepper

A green pepper plant adds a touch of green to your wallpaper decor.

There are many genera of pepper, up to 600 varieties. For your kitchen, green bell pepper, hot peppers or both will be ideal.

Red chili peppers growing on a plant used as wallpaper for decor.

The beauty of planting chilli peppers is that a single plant will produce a bounty harvest to last you to the next harvest season.

Tomato

Tomatoes decorating a garden.

Tomatoes are ideal for the kitchen garden as they are fruits and vegetables at the same time. Raw tomatoes are a great source Vitamin C, potassium, vitamin K and folate; essential for your health. Let me not get started on the flavour they add to your food.

Basil

A group of potted plants used as decor on a brick wall.

If you are growing tomatoes, then Basil is the ideal plant to grow with it. These two plants have a symbiotic relationship. Basil spices your food and they are known to repel insects. However, you have to be careful when you have one, as climbers; Basil will grow and claim every spot on your fence and garden.

Spinach

A close up of a leafy green plant, ideal for wallpaper or decor.

Spinach is widely known for its nutritional content. The good news is it only takes six weeks to mature. In no time you will celebrate your hard work.

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A group of seedlings in paper cups on a table in a Kitchen Garden.

Growing these plants in your kitchen garden will be of great benefit. Apart from joining the healthy living club, you will use your garden space effectively.

If you have these plants in your garden, keep up the good work. You can contribute to the discussion by sharing your must-have plants in the kitchen garden.

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