How to Garden
Growing Vegetables, Fruit, Herbs and Flowers in your Home Garden
For detailed "how to" gardening instructions, please select a category below:
How to garden instructions for growing your favorite vegetables
How to garden instructions for growing your favorite herbs
How to garden instructions for growing your favorite fruit
--> Edible Flowering Plants
How to garden instructions for growing your favorite edible flowering plants
Gardening can be simple, fun and rewarding... when you have the information you need. Our goal is to take the mystery out of how to garden.
Supplement your family's food supply, provide culinary or medicinal herbs, or even simply offer the joy that fresh flowers bring. It's no surprise that gardening has long been America's #1 hobby. And in these difficult times, learning how to garden has become even more important.
- Growing your own vegetables, fruit, flowers, and herbs can help put nutritious food on your family's table, at a fraction of the grocery store cost.
- The flavor and health benefits of fresh vs. store-bought are incomparable.
Our "how-to" garden instructions will help your garden be successful. (For more on the benefits of growing your own vegetable, fruit, and herb garden read: gardening benefits.)
Not sure where to start?
Begin with the gardening basics, read: how to plan your garden.
Throughout our site, you'll find that our how-to gardening instructions are simple and complete. They'll provide the advice you need for growing your best garden ever.
Learn gardening tips (by plant type) that includes important and helpful information like:
how to prepare your soil to support healthy plants
detailed planting instructions
how to get the best yield from your garden
how to water (and not over-water!) your garden
what fertilizers to use, and how to apply them
gardening challenges to watch out for
gardening tips for when and how to harvest your crop
how to freeze, dehydrate, or store your prized vegetables, fruit and herbs.
how to harvest seeds from your vegetable, fruit, herbs, and flowers to grow in next season's garden.
garden fresh recipes on our blog that will delight your family
The gardening tips provided will help in taking the mystery out of the gardening process, and show you how to grow your dream garden.
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