This year, you don’t need an in-ground garden plot or a big raised bed to grow vegetables. Begin with containers and organic potting mix to give your plants the very best start. Here’s how to get started with your favorite edibles perfect for patio gardens.
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Weekly Gardening Tips for Your Area
Your vegetable garden needs an inch of water a week to keep it growing. And what doesn’t come as rainfall will need to come from the spigot. Get nine tips for saving money while watering your vegetable garden this summer.
If you’ve never grown vegetables before, starting small is good advice. Learn the basics in the first year and don’t get discouraged by too much too soon. Pick up more gardening tips for your new vegetable garden.
Starting a garden with seeds gives you a greater range of plants to grow. You have control of the crop from seed to harvest, an important consideration in organic gardening. Learn more about starting seeds indoors.
Even at the beginning of the gardening season, there’s still work to do, but it’s the enjoyable kind, knowing that every item crossed off your honeydew list provides sweet edibles for you, your family and friends.