There are many kinds of garden, such as flower-garden, fruit-garden, vegetable garden, botanical garden and the garden of medicinal herbs. Almost all the Indians have vegetable gardens close to their houses.These are known as kitchen gardens. School too, have their own gardens for their students to work in.
Every garden has a fence around it. This fence is generally made of wood or bamboo. Sometimes green fence is raised round the garden.
The garden is divided into some sections. Each section is divided into some beds. Each bed is surrounded by an earthen elevation. There is a well at the middle of the garden. Some sections are meant for flower plants; some sections are meant for fruit trees; some sections are meant for greens; some sections are meant for vegetables; some sections are meant for medicinal herbs. People raise different kinds of vegetables in different season. Generally, they raise brinjal, tomato, pumpkin, gourd, snake gourd, bitter gourd, bean, pea, cauliflower, cabbage, turnip, spinach, radish, onion, garlic, lady’s finger, yam, arum, patal and greens.
People spade the gardens, root out grasses, prepare beds, sow seeds, plant trees and water the plants. They keep the garden neat and clean. They also manure the gardens. They also follow the process of grafting. They also follow the process of germinating and transplanting. They work, generally in morning and evening.
People get fresh vegetables and fresh greens from their gardens. These are very nutritious for them. People work in their gardens and thereby do physical exercise. So, their health remains well. They do not need to purchase greens and vegetables from the market. So, their money is saved. They also find pleasure in beholding their own creation.
Conclusion: Gardening is very helpful, no doubt. So, every family should raise a garden close to the house.