Are you interested in learning how to garden but aren’t sure where to start? Learn how to start a garden for beginners with these simple tips.
Determine the type of garden you want to grow and choose the location for it that receives adequate sunlight, has good drainage, and is easily accessible for watering and maintenance.
Test your soil to see how to make improvements and prepare the soil for planting.
Select plants that are suitable for your climate, soil type, and available sunlight. For beginners, it’s best to start with hardy and easy-to-grow plants that require less maintenance.
Follow the planting instructions on the seed packet or plant tag.
Water and weed regularly.
Mulching helps to conserve moisture, suppress weeds, and regulate soil temperature. Apply a layer of organic or inorganic mulch around the plants, leaving space around the stems to prevent rot.
Learn from the experience and don’t get discouraged. Gardening is a continuous learning process. Observe how your plants grow and adapt to the environment, and learn from any mistakes or successes. Find what works best for you.
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