As a part of eco-club activity students were asked to raise a kitchen garden in the school premises

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As a part of eco-club activity students were asked to raise a kitchen garden in the school premises. They were provided with some materials given in the box. List the other materials you would require. How will you plan the garden? Write the steps.
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Answer:
The following items are required—seeds and seedlings of vegetable plants from nursery, kitchen waste, water.
Steps for raising the garden:

  • Kitchen waste will be collected and composted in a pit.
  • A patch of land will be identified for the garden.
  • Soil will be dug up and levelled with the help of a spade.
  • Sowing of seeds/transplanting of seedlings. Select seeds/seedlings as per the season.
  • Water the plants regularly with a water can.
  • Compost will be applied.
  • Weeds will be removed periodically with the help of Khurpi.