- Site it right. Starting a garden is just like real estate it’s all about location.
- Follow the sun.
- Stay close to water.
- Start with great soil.
- Consider containers.
- Choose the right plants.
- Discover your zone.
- Learn your frost dates.
What should beginner gardeners grow?
- Summer Squash. Summer squash has two main varieties that are both some of the best plants for beginner gardeners: zucchini and yellow squash.
- Peppers. What is this?
- Green Beans.
How do you start a garden starter?
- Fill a large bowl with seed-starting mix and mix in a little water to evenly moisten the soil.
- Place your seed tray inside the drip tray and fill each cell to just below the top with soil.
- Sow your seeds.
- Cover the tray and place it under your lights on the heat mat.
What is the easiest thing to grow in a garden?
- Lettuce. We’ve never known a garden that cannot grow lettuce.
- Green Beans. Beans grow even in fairly poor soils, because they fix the nitrogen as they go!
- Swiss Chard.
What is the easiest crop to grow?
- Lettuce. Lettuce can be sown directly in your garden bed, or started indoors for transplanting.
- Peas. Snap, snow, and shelling peas are all best sown as early as the soil can be worked in spring.
- Sweet Potatoes.
- Winter Squash, including Pumpkins.
How do I prepare my yard for gardening?
- Prepare the soil. If the soil in your yard has never been gardened, chances are your vegetables will do well in the first year.
- Determine soil pH: acid vs. alkaline.
- “Double-dig” new garden plots. Dig down 12″ – 18″ for first time beds.
- Check moisture level.
- Develop the right soil texture.
- Add organic matter.
How can I be a good gardener?
- Get to know your garden.
- Plan your garden.
- Learn how to plant.
- Feed and water plants regularly.
- Start small.
- Keep an eye on pests.
- Make use of compost.
- Don’t be afraid to prune.
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