Roof top gardening is getting overwhelming response from city dwellers. Every one who has individual house tend to set up terrace gardening as it gives them some sort of relaxation to the mind as well as physical exercise to the body that keep them very fresh and energetic. Apart from that they can get fresh organic vegetables, fruits and flowers if the Garden is setup accordingly. So gardening gives multiple benefit to one who take care of them.
How to set up a vegetable garden in the Roof Top
Now a days getting fresh vegetables in the city is not an easy task. Only those who are having own garden can have the privilege of getting fresh vegetables. No other can not get fresh vegetables in the city. In the outskirt of the city also one cannot get organic vegetables in the market. Indeed, may people are saying that they are selling organic vegetables. There is no way to ensure that the vegetables are grown organically unless it is grown under your supervision. Hence only way to get organic vegetable is to setup a vegetable garden and grow vegetables.
Daily Requirement of Vegetable to an adult
The standard per capita requirement of vegetables for adults is 300 g/day. But as per our current production levels, 130 g/day alone can be supplied. There is a sure and high end market for organically grown vegetables and many of the corporate have also entered into the area of vegetable production by the introduction of IT platform in agriculture. So having your own Organic Vegetable Garden at your Home is very helpful to you and it will fulfil your family’s vegetable needs.
Let us Know the places where variety of vegetable are grown in Tamil Nadu.
|SI.NO||Name of the Crop||Major Vegetable Growing Districts|
|1||Tapioca||Villupuram, Namakkal, Dharmapuri, Salem and Erode|
|2||Onion||Perambalur, Dindigul, Tiruchirapalli, Namakkal and Tirunelveli|
|3||Tomato||Dharmapuri, Salem, Krishnagiri, Dindigul, and Coimbatore|
|4||Brinjal||Dharmapuri, Salem, Dindigul, Vellore and Krishnagiri|
|5||Ladies Finger (Bhendi)||Dharmapuri, Salem, Dindigul, Tiruvallur and Tiruvannamalai|
|6||Beans||Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Vellore, Theni and Erode|
|7||Carrot||Dindigul, The Nilgiris and Krishnagiri|
|8||Potato||Dindigul, Erode, Niligiris, Krishnagiri and Tiruppur|
|9||Bitter gourd||Dharmapuri, Coimbatore, Salem, Dindigul and Cuddalore|
|10||Leafy Vegetables||Salem, Tiruvallur and Dharmapuri|
From the above table we know the variety of vegetables that has been cultivated in different area according to the soil and climatic condition. But the beauty of the Terrace vegetable gardening is that you can grow all types of vegetables at your home itself. We can do accordingly the soil preparation, plantation and irrigation method for growing these vegetables.