What should I do first now that I decide to plant a Vegetable Garden?
How to Plan Your First Vegetable Garden, will give you a lot to think about! Before You put pen to paper to map out your Garden Plan here are some things you’ll need to consider:
These are not Questions to deter you from Gardening. They are Questions to help you enjoy Your Gardening experience to the fullest!
So let’s get started!
Did you know that nearly half of the families in the United States have a Vegetable Garden?
So, why DO they have the urge to Garden? Only you can answer that.
Just think about what Store Bought Vegetables go through before they reach your table!
I’d like to tell you why I Garden
I can’t wait to get out there in the Spring, to feel the sun on my face. to smell the soil when I till the garden, to start my own seeds, to set them out in the spot I prepared for them. I LOVE To go out in the morning with my cup of Coffee and check all my little plants to see how they are doing. Best of All, I love to pick a Cherry Tomato and eat it right off the vine.
But, one of the Biggest Reasons, is that Gardening is a Stress Buster, no phones (leave yours in the house when you go out) no rush, no one to answer to.
I also feel in Touch With God, he did give us the First Garden you know, it was called Eden. Nothing can be Better Than That!
If this sounds like you, then read on. It will be a lot of work, but the rewards and the taste, will out weigh any work that you put into it.
Well you’ve made the decision. Your a Gardener Now! I am so glad, Welcome to the Veggie Gardening Club.
Gardening is work, I won’t lie about that, but it is some of the best work you’ll ever do.
Just get you Your Hands Dirty, the Gardening Bug Will Take Over, it may even infect your whole family.
Gardening Style depends mostly on Space, Purpose and Health.
You’ll have to decide if you have the room for a Traditional Garden, if you want Rows or planting blocks if you want Losing mulch or no mulch between rows for weed control. Make sure you have the time to take care of it. Don’t go too big and stress yourself out. You are out here to relax!
Ease of Use – Raised Beds may be the way to go if you have any Health Problems. With a Raised Bed you won’t have to bend down or get on your knees to weed or pick your Veggies.
Many factors contribute to giving you the Garden that is Best For You.
The Best thing to do would be to make a list of your main priorities. Purpose, land size and if you can take care of a large Garden or need to make it easier to care for because of Health Factors.
There is a way for everyone to have some sort of Garden, even if it’s a Container Garden. Think about what will be the best for you.
The USDA, (United States Department of Agriculture) developed maps to assist people in finding the first and last estimated Frosts of the seasons. This is your guide. Make sure you check it BEFORE you set your plants outside!
These are some of the most important things that you can do to ensure a Successful Vegetable Garden.
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