Here’s what you need for the raised bed. (Prices accurate as of 4/9/14 at Home Depot. Your mileage may vary.) If you already have fence boards, stakes, or nails, invest in a few more bags of steer manure to enrich your soil. 3, 6-foot cedar fence boards $1.50 each: $4.50 2 in. x 2 in. x 24 in. grade stake (6-pack): $5.47 1 box of 35, 2” nails: $1.30 2 bags of steer manure @ $1.37 each: $2.74 Subtotal: $14.01 Go to website for additional info
Follow these simple tips to know how to start a garden successfully. Learn the most important steps needed to start, grow and maintain a healthy garden. via Heidi Naturally | Helping Moms Live a Great Life
3. Give Your Garden A Calcium Boost My blender rarely sees daylight, but now it might just get the chance to see the kitchen counter with this genius tip! I’m starting to understand the idea behind compost a little more now that I’m dabbling in the garden, so this just makes a lot of sense to me. Just like grinding your food makes it easier to digest, grinding eggshells makes it easy for your garden to absorb the calcium egg shells provide.
Starting a vegetable garden isn’t difficult. I have had fun creating mine, it is something my son, and I do together, it's great bonding time. I encourage you to give it a go, even if it’s just one pot with a single herb!! I've put together my top tips on the easiest plants to grow and how to care for them.
How to Start a Garden on a Budget: Gardening can seem overwhelming when you consider all of the materials you need to get started. Seeds, fencing, soil, tools, and more can add up--even on a generous budget. So what's a beginning gardener to do? Here are six ideas for getting started without breaking the bank.
Seed starting hacks every gardener should know and every gardener can use. When it comes to growing a garden, watching a seed grow is just as satisfying as eating fresh produce from the mature plants. Start this years gardening adventure with some DIY seed starting tricks that are quick and easy. Plus, usually seed starting...