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Starting a Garden (a compendium of links)

March 3, 2014

Whether you have a large backyard or just a windowsill, you can grow food!  If you’re not sure how to get started or you’re looking for advice and new ideas, you’ve come to the right place.  This is the time to think about getting set up for spring planting, and Phipps’ Porchside Gardening blog has a wealth of information on edible gardening of all sizes.  Check out the links below to find posts on getting started in-ground, with raised beds, containers, or even indoors.  Happy gardening!


Begin a Container Garden! (part one)– Pre-Planting

Begin a Container Garden! (part two)– Preparing the Container

Begin a Container Garden! (part three)– Planting and Care

Indoor Growing

Windowsill Herb Garden

Sprouts or Microgreens

In-Ground Gardening

Soil testing

Keyhole Garden

Fruit Trees

Raised Beds

Benefits of Raised Beds

Raised Bed Blueprint

Prepare Your Raised Beds for Spring

General Garden Info

Garden Resources– where to get soil, compost, lumber, seeds and seedlings

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  1. May 3, 2014 5:41 pm

    Thank you for this collection of useful links!

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