What's your question? Ask

Hyacinth Plant

Q.Vegetable Garden

Anonymous added on May 6, 2014 | Answered

I saw your article on plants and shrubs that do well near salt water.  My question is, will planting my vegetable garden too close to a salt water tidal river affect the taste of the vegetables?

A.Answers to this queston: Add Answer
Certified GKH Gardening Expert
Answered on May 6, 2014

The salt itself should not, but it could cause stunted growth, which does sometimes reduce the robustness of the flavor of fruits and vegetables.

Was this answer useful?

Log in or sign up to help answer this question.

Did you find this helpful? Share it with your friends!

You must be logged into your account to answer a question.

If you don't have an account sign up for an account now.

Looking for more?
here are more questions about...
Hyacinth Plant
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!

Do you know a lot about gardening?
Become a GKH Gardening Expert