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Beginner gardening: How to start a backyard garden from seed in 9 easy steps

Beginner gardening: How to start a backyard garden from seed in 9 easy steps 0

Believe it or not, the first thing you need is a sense of adventure. OK, I know what you’re thinking, gardening is peaceful and just so zen—and it is! However, undertaking the tasks involved in growing fruitful plants in uncontrollable environmental conditions is an exciting and sometimes testing endeavor, putting you in touch with your adventurous spirit while enhancing your ability to conquer challenges. With that in mind, here’s the step-by-step process of creating your very own backyard garden from seed.
Beginner gardening: How a plant is grown from seed and the easiest plants to grow for beginners

Beginner gardening: How a plant is grown from seed and the easiest plants to grow for beginners 0

Have you ever wondered how to grow a plant from seed? While it seems pretty straightforward, sometimes the results are disappointing for new gardeners. So what’s the secret to "starting a seed"? To give you a better understanding, we're here to break down the process of seed germination and provide a list of plants you can easily grow indoors from seed! So let’s begin.
What is indoor seed starting? Why is indoor seed starting often needed in gardening? How to get started with growing seeds indoors

What is indoor seed starting? Why is indoor seed starting often needed in gardening? How to get started with growing seeds indoors 0

In its gentle way, gardening teaches us the art of good timing, especially in seed starting. Seeds started within the ideal range of time allow you to grow plants strong enough to handle the outdoors but not so overgrown in their beginnings that they falter before missing their ideal transplant window. In this article, we'll cover what indoor seed starting is, why it’s practiced, and finally explain how to start seeds indoors in enough time to move them into your garden, where they will be ready to handle the sun, wind, and rain. Let's dig in!
Fall gardening: What plants can I grow outdoors in fall? What should I plant in fall to enjoy in spring?

Fall gardening: What plants can I grow outdoors in fall? What should I plant in fall to enjoy in spring? 2

With less heat, weeds, and bugs, conditions are ideal for gardeners and fall crops alike. After all, who doesn’t enjoy spending time outside on a beautiful crisp day? Fall temperatures also enhance the flavor of cool-season vegetables and herbs, emphasizing how wonderful this time of year is for planting. In this piece, we’ll discuss plants you can grow outdoors in the fall and others you can plant now for results in the spring. Let’s dig a little deeper.
Home gardening: How to identify and control garden pests

Home gardening: How to identify and control garden pests 0

Abundant flowers and green leaves that suddenly show signs of decline can be stressful and disheartening. After all, seeing your plants healthy and thriving provides a sense of peace, relaxation, and accomplishment. The sheer amount of advice, methods, and products to handle pests can be overwhelming. Trust me. You're not alone. This article is going to cover some simple solutions to your garden pest problem.
Creating Statement Containers for Your Garden, Yard or Patio

Creating Statement Containers for Your Garden, Yard or Patio 0

Ready to be the talk of the neighborhood this season thanks to your thoughtfully crafted container garden? This blog is going to cover how you can put together your own statement piece(s) using the thriller, filler and spiller method in containers of all kinds — be it window boxes, hanging baskets or planters.
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