Whether you want ideas on growing a vegetable garden or a flower garden, start from the ground up with our ideas for beginning gardeners. Start with easy to grow seeds or plants so that you don’t get discouraged. Pick the best sunny spot in your front or backyard, and make sure to enrich the soil to help your plants grow. We have step by step solutions for starting your garden, whether it’s spring, summer or fall. Make growing a garden your next project.



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