What do beginner gardeners need to know?

  • 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?

  1. Summer Squash. Summer squash has two main varieties that are both some of the best plants for beginner gardeners: zucchini and yellow squash.
  2. Peppers. What is this?
  3. Radishes.
  4. Green Beans.
  5. Tomatoes.
  6. Potatoes.
  7. Strawberries.
  8. Lettuce.

How do you start a garden starter?

  1. Fill a large bowl with seed-starting mix and mix in a little water to evenly moisten the soil.
  2. Place your seed tray inside the drip tray and fill each cell to just below the top with soil.
  3. Sow your seeds.
  4. Cover the tray and place it under your lights on the heat mat.

What is the easiest thing to grow in a garden?

  1. Lettuce. We’ve never known a garden that cannot grow lettuce.
  2. Green Beans. Beans grow even in fairly poor soils, because they fix the nitrogen as they go!
  3. Peas.
  4. Radishes.
  5. Carrots.
  6. Cucumbers.
  7. Kale.
  8. 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.
  • Radishes.
  • Turnips.
  • Beans.
  • Sunflowers.
  • Sweet Potatoes.
  • Winter Squash, including Pumpkins.

How do I prepare my yard for gardening?

  1. Prepare the soil. If the soil in your yard has never been gardened, chances are your vegetables will do well in the first year.
  2. Determine soil pH: acid vs. alkaline.
  3. “Double-dig” new garden plots. Dig down 12″ – 18″ for first time beds.
  4. Check moisture level.
  5. Develop the right soil texture.
  6. Add organic matter.

How can I be a good gardener?

  1. Get to know your garden.
  2. Plan your garden.
  3. Learn how to plant.
  4. Feed and water plants regularly.
  5. Start small.
  6. Keep an eye on pests.
  7. Make use of compost.
  8. Don’t be afraid to prune.

Videos

How to garden – what every beginner gardener needs to know….

15 Vegetable Gardening Tips EVERY Beginner Should Know

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