If you have been longing to start a garden but didn't know where to begin, we have the best starter guide in store for you. This is a list of great articles that will give you just what you need to become a successful gardener this year.
With The Ultimate Backyard Garden Starter Guide you will find some of our top suggestions for beginner gardeners as well as those who have had a backyard garden for many years. Each post we link to is full of great ideas that we have tried ourselves to make sure they are effective and easy to manage.
The Ultimate Backyard Garden Starter Guide
The Best Fertilizer For Your Vegetable Garden: We show you how to make your own homemade fertilizer, but also talk about different types of commercially available fertilizer and what each one can do for your garden. Whether you are looking for organic gardening tips or simply a fertilizer that will help yield larger amounts of produce, we have amazing tips to share.
7 Gardening Tips To Produce Larger Harvests: From learning about fertilizer and watering to how to space your vegetables appropriately, we have great backyard garden tips for helping you to produce larger harvests. A larger harvest of vegetables means less out of pocket expense for your family, and could even be a way to make some money at your local farmers market.
5 Natural Ways to Repel Deer: In many areas, deer are a huge problem with summer crops of vegetables. Your backyard garden can stay safe from deer without using harsh chemicals the could hurt the animals. These tips make it easy to manage this problem inexpensively.
7 Raised Garden Bed Ideas Anyone Can Build: Using a raised bed for your backyard garden is one of the most popular new ways to garden. Not only does it help with some of your pest issues, it is a great way to save your back and knees from stooping and kneeling to tend plants. There are many fun raised bed ideas out there and we bring together our favorites to share with you for inspiration.
DIY Natural Weed Sprays for Your Backyard Garden: If you hate having to weed your garden but also don't want to use harsh chemicals, we have some great natural weed sprays. These easy and inexpensive sprays works great for most garden weeds and pests. They are also safe to use near your plants and around animals.
Gardening Ideas for Small Spaces: If you are space challenged, there are some great ideas to help you continue growing fresh produce despite limitations. This post includes ideas for a small but hearty backyard garden, using limited space in condos or apartments, and even how to have an entirely indoors garden if needed.
DIY Garden Seed Starter Kits: One of the best ways to save money on your garden is to start your own seed starter kits. This DIY garden tip is one of the best and oldest around. We have some great ideas for how you can cultivate your own seedlings easily with just a few simple items around your home.
Hanging Plants Ideas for Your Vegetable Garden: I grew up with hanging plants at my grandma's house every spring. Not only can you use them for the traditional ferns or flowers, but they are a great idea for your vegetable garden. We will be sharing some of our favorite ideas for hanging plants with you, plus some tips on how to make them grow and stay healthy.
How To Pick The Best Plants for Your Region: Whether you live in a dry state, humid area, cooler climate, or the deep south heat, this will help you to understand and learn the best ways to pick plants just for your region. Learn where to go for information, what to look for on plant tags in the nursery, and of course, how to choose best areas of your yard for the plants you bring home.
Our Ultimate Backyard Garden Guide is set up to make sure anyone, no matter their experience, can easily work on their own home garden. From choosing the right plants to creating amazing indoor gardens, we have amazing gardening tips you can't miss.
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