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New to Gardening? START HERE!

Getting started gardening can feel overwhelming. There is so much to learn! But at its most basic, gardening is simple: seeds, soil, water, and sunlight. YOU CAN DO IT!

This page will guide you through the resources available on my blog so you can learn more about each aspect of gardening. Learn all you can, but don’t be afraid to get started.

Experience is often the best teacher. Build on your successes and learn from your mistakes. Your confidence and ability will grow… along with your garden!

New to Gardening Start Here
New to Gardening? START HERE!

Gardening for Beginners: How to Start a Garden in 8 Simple Steps

Raised Bed Garden Design Tips

Container Gardening for Beginners: 10 Steps for Success

The Best Soil for Raised-Bed Vegetable Gardening

The Best Way to Water Raised-Bed Gardens

When to Plant Your Garden: How to Find a Planting Calendar for Your Area

Garden Planning in 5 Simple Steps

Gardening for Beginners: 10 Easy to Grow Vegetables and Herbs

How to Plant Seeds Outside

How to Harden Off Seedlings

How to Plant Transplants

Plant Spacing in Square Foot Gardens

How to GrowPlanting guides for over 75 different vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers.

Gardening Glossary: Practical Gardening Terms & Definitions

New to Gardening Start Here
New to Gardening? START HERE!

6 Tasks to Do in Your Garden EVERY DAY

How to Be an Organic Gardener: 7 Things Organic Gardeners Do Differently

5 Tips for Successful Companion Planting

Mulching Your Garden: What to Use & How to Use it

Organic Pest Control That Really Works

5 Tips for a Successful Square Foot Garden

Garden Troubleshooting Guide: How to Identify & Solve Common Garden Problems

New to Gardening Start Here
Seed Box

How to Start Seeds Indoors: 10 Steps for Success

When & How to Pot Up Seedlings

How to Save Seeds

Seed Storage & Organization Tips

How to Compost: 10 Simple Steps

Vermicomposting Made Easy: In-Bed Worm Composting

Vertical Gardening Ideas: 10 Ways to Add Vertical Space to Your Garden

Soil Testing: How and When to Test Your Soil

Freeze-Drying Tips for Beginners