10 Steps to a Magnificent Garden

10 Steps to a Magnificent Garden

“Dig into your first garden adventure with these 10 basic tips.

How to Start a Garden




Spring is a good time to begin growing and digging, although planning can take place before the snow melts. Gardeners spend most of the summer watering, weeding, and watching young plants grow. Fall is a good time to plant trees, shrubs, bulbs, and some perennials.

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1. Get an idea.
 Is this going to be a vegetable garden? An herb garden? A flower garden? If you choose to grow flowers, do you want annuals, which you must replant each year but which give color most of the summer? Or do you prefer perennials, which have a shorter bloom time but come back year after year? You can mix any of the above—after all, it’s your garden. Just one bit of advice: Start small. ‘Tis better to succeed just a little, than to fail grandly.

         2. Pick a place. Almost all vegetables and most flowers need about six hours
of full sun each day. Spend a day in your chosen spot and watch how the sun
moves across the space. It might receive more sun than you think. But don’t

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