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!
Gardening for Beginners: How to Start a Garden in 8 Simple Steps
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
Plant Spacing in Square Foot Gardens
“How to Grow” Planting guides for over 75 different vegetables, herbs, fruit, and flowers.
Gardening Glossary: Practical Gardening Terms & Definitions
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
How to Start Seeds Indoors: 10 Steps for Success
When & How to Pot Up Seedlings
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