Vegetable gardening is an at-home solution for economic savings. It provides relaxing and aesthetically pleasing environment which are the remedies for mental therapy. Contrary to popular belief, gardening is a wide field. And whether home or commercial, does not consist only of plantation, but designing the landscape too. Listed below are a variety of options available online, free of cost, which you can explore in order to start planning your own vegetable garden;

  1. BBC Home by Alan Tichmarsh

Alan works is employed by BBC home to help you bring the vegetables to your own garden in an easy to learn way. He has divided the online course into two parts; the first one teaches the basics of gardening and the second one has tips and tricks for helping you design your garden.

  1. Vegetable Gardening and Lawn Care Course by Utah State University

Utah State University provides this free course in its university extension category so that individuals not part of the university have access to this much needed knowledge too. The course material consists of videos which makes the learning process fun, followed by a Q&A session.

  1. Smiling Gardener by Phil Nauta

Engaged in gardening since a kid, Phil has some interesting secrets to share with those who are willing to learn. Here you will find literally everything you need to know about vegetable gardening, starting from soil down to landscape designing! He also comprehensively teaches the difference between organic and commercial gardening to encourage people to adopt environment friendly and healthy ways

  1. Vegetable Gardening 101 by Universal Class

This course is specially designed for beginners and is divided into twelve parts. It offers a step by step extensive learning program which also focuses on gardening within a confined space.

  1. Gardening 123

An informative website teaching from everything from botany down to propagation; what more do you need? It has a glossary to get you on friendly terms with your upcoming garden and a plant dictionary too!

  1. Oregon State University

Eight self paced courses and the basic botany lessons completely free of cost! Good choice for professional or hobbyist gardeners.

  1. Alison Certified Learning

This one gets you a certification too! However you’ll need to do some serious learning and score an 80% after which you can purchase your diploma certificate.

  1. ACS Distance Education

It’s a summarized course divided into four lessons. Best choose for people who want to focus on the landscape designing aspect of vegetable gardening.

  1. Rodale Institute

Its website provides a 15-hour online organic transition course, focusing on the benefits of changing your commercial gardening ways to organic ones.

  1. Vegetable Gardening Online

A website dedicated entirely for vegetable gardening. There are pictorial references and printables which means it is something kids would love learning from! It also provides the opportunity of asking questions related to gardening in the Q&As section. The best part about it is it links gardening with each vegetable individually so that by extensive learning you can clearly grasp the way to go about it!

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