Wayside Gardens: Start a Vegetable Garden Today

Spring Fever!Kick up your heels, the sun is finally shining! Get out and smell the flowers and dig in the earth and grow your dinner and your breakfast too! It's easy to grow your own organic food and beat the high prices, for free. You can also grow beautiful flowers. Spring is the time to start.The first step to growing your garden is to find a good spot with at least 6 hours of direct sun. Next, visualize your dream garden and imagine all your favorite vegetables. Then make a garden plan. Finally prepare your garden beds and plant your garden!Garden Plan:So what goes into a garden plan? What do you like to eat most and what will grow well in your location? Every good plan will consist of:* A list of your favorite garden vegetables and flowers* Garden bed layout: type, shape and placement of your garden beds and perennial plants* First and last frost dates* Compost Area* Water system* Optional - green house or cold frameAll these elements will interrelate and enhance each other, creating a fine-looking garden. Draw out a plan and order your seeds! Although gardening is flexible and always growing, having a solid plan in place first will help you avoid frustration and give you a good start. You can draw out your plans by hand or use some of the new on-line garden planning programs. I have been having fun working with an on-line planner this season for the first time. I have always done my garden planning on paper and there was always lots of erasing, changes and rough drafts. Making garden plans used to be an unpleasant and messy chore for me. Now I am having fun using an on-line gardening tool for making my garden plan, and changing it and playing around as much as I want in just seconds. Once you have a good plan and a list of all your favorite veggies' it is time to order your seeds or buy some from your local nursery or feed store.Prepare your garden beds:There are many options for making garden beds, some include: raised beds, square-foot gardening, or old-fashioned hand or tiller dug garden beds. If you have a large garden, old fashioned garden beds are probably the best. If you have a small area, raised beds or square-foot gardening will be the most productive.Start small if this is your first garden. Be sensible and don't get overwhelmed. It is better to have a beautifully maintained garden that you can take care of than a big weed patch that is so overwhelming that you dread going in your garden. You can get an amazing amount of great food out of a small garden.Compost is crucial. Don't delay, start your compost today! Turn your garbage into gold.No matter how big your garden is and where you put it, you will need to feed your soil. There is nothing that compares with rich compost for growing productive gardens. Always grow organic! For your health and the health of the planet, it just doesn't make sense and costs more to use chemical fertilizers, herbicides (weed control) or pesticides. I have been growing my food organically for over 30 years and have beautiful, productive gardens! It is important to know what nutrients your soil is rich in and what nutrients you will need to add to have a productive garden. Test your soil and add the required organic nutrients. Let the soil settle and then plant seeds and starts and you will soon be eating some of the best food you have ever tasted and will probably have enough for all of your friends too.I hope you are inspired to plant your organic garden today. Here's to a great garden season!Farmer Dave [EXTRACT] Spring Fever! Raise your heels, the sun is shining at last! Get out and smell the flowers and digging in the dirt and grow your dinner and breakfast too! Easy to grow their own organic food and beat the high prices, for free. You can also grow beautiful flowers. Spring is the time of start.The first step in the growth of your garden is to find a good place with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight. Then visualize your garden dream and imagine all the vegetables of your choice. Then make a garden plan. Finally, prepare your flowerbeds and your garden plants Garden Plan: So, what happens in a garden plan? What do you like to eat more and what will grow well in place? Every good plan shall include: * A list of your favorite vegetables and flowers * garden bed design: type, shape and placement of planters and perennials * Surname * frost dates and compost area * Water system * Optional - cold green house or frameAll these elements are interrelated and mutually reinforcing, creating a garden look good. Needed a plan and order your seeds! Although gardening is flexible and ever growing, have a solid plan in the first place will help to avoid frustration and give you a good start. You can draw your plans by hand or with some new programs online garden planning. I had fun working with a planner on-line this season for the first time. I've always done my garden planning on paper and there was always plenty of clear, changes and drafts. Make plans garden used to be a nasty and dirty work for me. Now I'm having fun with gardening tools online to make my garden plan, and change it and play as much as you want in a matter of seconds. Once you have a good plan and a list of all your favorite vegetables "it's time to order your seeds or buy some of your local nursery or store.Prepare feed your garden beds: There are many options to make the garden beds Some are: beds, gardening square meters, or farmer's old dug garden beds. If you have a large garden, old-fashioned garden beds are probably the best. If you have a small area, raised beds or gardening square meters, will be the smallest productive.Start if this is your first garden. Be sensible and do not get overwhelmed. It is better to have a well-kept garden that you can take care of a large patch of weeds that is so overwhelming that afraid to go in your garden. You can get an incredible amount of food from a small garden.Compost is essential. Do not delay, start your subscription today! Turn your trash into gold.No matter the size of your garden and where you put it, you will have to feed their land. There is nothing that compares with rich compost for growing productive gardens. Always grow organic! For your health and the health of the planet, it makes no sense and costs more than the use of chemical fertilizers, herbicides (weed control) or pesticides. I've been growing my organic food for over 30 years and have beautiful gardens, productive! It is important to know what nutrients your soil is rich in nutrients and you'll have to add to have a productive garden. Test your soil and add organic nutrients needed. Let the soil settle and then plant the seeds and starts, and soon will be eating some of the best food I have ever tasted, and probably have enough for all your friends too.I hope was inspired to plant your garden organic today. Here is a great garden season! David Farmer
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