Get Started Quick

Overwhelmed? Not sure which book to buy? Never fear, this quick-start guide will get you on the right track.

This is not an instant gardening method, no magic beans to grow a clouds-high beanstalk over night, but we understand that there is a lot of information on this website, stuff for beginners and outright total gardening pros. This guide will help point beginners in the right direction.

  • What would you like to be able to grow? Make a list. Tomatoes? Green beans? Delicious melons?
  • How much room do you have to dedicate to your vegetable garden? A backyard plot in a suburban area? A sprawling acre in the center of a community? Whatever it is, grab a bit of graph paper (you can print some out if you don’t have any handy!) and plot it out.
  • Have you had trouble growing vegetables in your native soil? Perhaps you’d be interested in trying … more soon…