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How to Start a Garden

How to Start a Garden

If you’re planning on a new garden, there are a few things you will want to do before you start. The first thing you need to do is to decide what you want to grow. There are many different options, including vegetables, flowers, fruit, and herbs.

The next step is to prepare your soil. You may need to add organic materials to the soil to help improve its structure. You can compost the leaves and other waste from your home or add rotted manure or wood chips. If you prefer, you can use biologically active compost.

Once you’ve prepared your soil, the next step is to transplant your seedlings. You can do this with a shovel or a stirrup hoe. You can also use a tepee or trellis. This will provide the tall plants with support.

Once your seedlings are rooted, you’ll need to water them. Watering will depend on how large your container is. You don’t want to overwater your plants. This can cause disease, root rot, and other problems.

Once you’ve planted your seedlings, you need to give them a little bit of time to get used to the sunlight. Ideally, your plants will have at least six hours of direct sunlight per day.

You’ll need to watch for insects and other animals that could harm your garden. You should also monitor your plants for abnormal growth patterns or diseases.

If you’re unsure about how to care for your plants, it’s a good idea to ask for advice from experienced gardeners. Most experienced gardeners have lots of experience to share.

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