The first summer after I moved into my house I was ready to plant an amazing garden. I jumped right in head first. I had a gradened a ton when I was kid and I actually felt confident that I knew what I was doing. My garden that year was basically a disaster. My ground was to hard and not aerated, my hose did not reach all the beds I planted, and the sun scortched some of my plants a few days after I planted them. Now 9 years later I understand a lot more about my garden and my yard.
Here are my tips on what I should have done when I started I would have had a much more successful garden. [Read more…]