Backyard Gardening: A Beginner's Guide

Melissa J. Murphy

A big mistake for first-time gardeners is starting too large. The allure of growing bountiful crops and beautiful blooms causes beginners to make lofty garden plans that end up being too much to maintain. The best advice is to start small and add to your garden as your confidence builds.

Raised Beds - A Perfect Solution for Beginners

For the novice gardener, installing a raised bed in which to plant vegetables or flowers is a much easier approach than tilling the ground. Any bottomless box will suffice for a raised bed. You can oobtain...............read more