Gardening Wisdom For Beginners or Non-Gardeners
When we bought our house I was full of gardening plans. We were going to grow all thing things! Yes! All of them. Then I realized that not only did I know very little about gardening, but it would also mean an never ending battle with the local wildlife. I settled for planting an herb garden and having a few small garden containers. This time of year I dream of large gardens and I find myself reading lots of gardening posts. At some point I may be willing to take on the challenge of gardening but for now I'm reading, dreaming and drinking in the wisdom of women who do it every year.
Know Your Space
Back To Her Roots
"If you don’t have an already established growing space, you’re going to need to figure out where to put your garden. To grow veggies, you’re looking for a sunny spot—quite honestly, the sunnier the better, but you could get by with as little as 6 hours (during the summer) of direct sunlight a day. You’ll also probably want access to water for those stretches in August when you don’t see a drop of rain for weeks at a time." How to Plant a Garden -- Back to Her Roots