More and more people are looking for ways that they can cut down on their living costs and help the environment and one of these ways is to grow your own vegetables. There is something very satisfying about eating fruit or vegetables that you have grown, and you will usually find that they taste a lot nicer too. If you haven’t got much room in your garden, then you may want to see if there is an allotment area that you can rent. If you do have room at home, then making a veg patch is relatively easy. You first need to find the right location for it and one where the soil is good. If the soil is not great, then you may be better to easier add top soil or to build a raised bed which you can fill with compost. You first need to decide what sort of vegetables you want to grow. Then you need to check what conditions they need and what time of year you need to plant them in. Sometime people start off by growing simple things such as herbs and salads such as rocket. If growing them on the ground, you do need to ensure that you have taken steps to ensure that they are not eaten by insects such as snails.