A beautiful garden with healthy plants and abundance fruits is what every ideal garden should be. A great growing palette is the combination of plants with a sequence of colors to beautify the garden. A Garden Palette isn’t difficult to execute, it only takes adequate planning and a watchful eye. The idea of a growing palette is ensuring your plants all blossom nearly the same time to enhance the beautification of your garden, as well as growing healthy crops. Furthermore, you can’t have a garden palette without either vegetables, fruits or flowers. Also, growing the three isn’t a bad idea but it requires fierce planning.
Growing Red Vegetables
Growing colorful edible vegetables is intriguing and fun! Vegetables come in different colors, but we all know the most common is green. The key purpose of a garden palette is its color, so growing vegetables with the usual green color won’t enhance the beautification of your garden. Also, you should put it in mind, you can’t eliminate green from your garden, a little green have a place in a garden palette. There are lots of red vegetables you can consider adding to your garden palette, but it all depends on your preference. These are few red vegetables you should consider growing;
- Red-leaf lettuces:
The most interesting thing about this vegetable is, it starts as color green but it changes to a dark red color, that’s exquisite right? This vegetable will beautify your garden, it also tastes wonderful in dishes, mostly salads. Red-leaf lettuce is known for many health and nutritious benefits too; it keeps your heart healthy, it is loaded with strong antioxidants, and it is also a source of vitamin A. This lettuce needs a moist and well-drained nutritious soil in other to grow, as well as consistent watering in other to grow.
- Red cabbage:
This vegetable will grow in a sunny garden but it can tolerate shades too. Prevent a soggy soil or an over dried soil when growing red cabbage. Also, ensure your cabbage is not disturbed by weeds and also kept away from pests. Red cabbage has a lot of health and nutritional benefits; It’s also a good vegetable to consider adding to your garden palette.
- Redbor kale:
This vegetable is red deep or maroon in color, it’s a variety from kale vegetable. Redbor kale is mostly available during late winter and early spring. It has a lot of nutritional value with a health benefit. This vegetable adds a great taste to meals; it has a mild taste like cabbage and a crispy texture.
There are a lot of red vegetables to grow in your garden but the choice depends on your preference.
Growing Red Fruits
Growing fruits in your Garden just makes your garden more wonderful. There is an abundance of fruits to grow and each type has a different variety, each variety with different colors. In a garden palette, growing fruits beautify it all. These are some fantastic fruits you should consider growing;
- Starting with berries:
there are lots of berries and we know they taste delicious and also look lovely. Some delicious berries are bonuses because they are easy to grow and harvest. Strawberries; this fruit color is bright and catchy, plus it is exquisite with a juicy flavor. We also have raspberries, it has a similar color with strawberry but a different and juicier taste. Then the blueberries; as its name implies its blue, although its fruiting takes about 3 years however, this fruit is worth being in a garden palette. There are more delicious berries to grow like; gooseberries, blackberries, honeyberries, goji berries, etc.
- The apples:
we all know this fruit is exquisite and delightful. Apple varieties are classified into five groups according to their color or appearance. We have the red, yellow, green, bicolor, and reinette apple. All these varieties are great in appearance and wonderful in taste. There are still more varieties grouped under each appearance. Apples can only be grown where autumn and winter weather is mild and moist. Some apples don’t grow in certain regions. Apples are choosy with the weather condition, and they need adequate attention to flourish. Even with that apple is an amazing fruit to add to your garden palette.
- We can’t possibly exhaust wonderful fruits to grow in your garden palette. We still have; cherries, cranberries, pomegranates, radishes, pears, grapes, watermelons, and so many other fruits. Well, the choice is yours as the types and varieties are tremendous.
Growing Red Flowers
Flowers are beautiful and they smell nice too. Just imagine several varieties of flowers in a garden palette, this will spice things up. Just like fruits and vegetables, flowers also have different types and varieties. Flowers are also easy to grow; you just need to understand the kind of soil to best grow them and adequate care will make the flowers flourish too. There are various flowers you can consider growing in your garden palette.
Flowers are really beautiful to site in a garden and these are some wonderful flowers you should take note of; Sunflower, lavender, fuchsias, calendula, ornamental, dianthus, hardy geranium, cosmos, nasturtium, sweet pea, Californian poppy, marigold, dahlias, English rose, Himalayan poppy, delphinium, toad lily, foxglove, and cockscomb. The varieties of flowers go on and on but the few mentioned are flowers that will spice up your garden palette.
As I stated earlier, flowers are easy to grow but they need great attention. The flower needs to be watered to prevent dehydration, if they aren’t grown in fertile soil the flowers will not bloom to expectations and also an infested flower is not charming so prevent and avoid pest infestation.
Red vegetables, fruits, and flowers are a delightful choice for a garden-esque palette. The colors, the healthiness, the feeling is just great. Also, have it mind, it requires a lot of planning for you to grow a palette in your garden with a wide range of plants to choose from.