Everything You Need To Know To Start Your Garden

I feel inclined to share everything you need to know to start your garden today. I now live in Southern Utah, so we can start a garden a lot earlier than up north. In Salt Lake City, Utah we always used Mother’s Day as the day we could finally get started with planting vegetables in our gardens. In other words, the middle of May. In Southern Utah, I decided it’s tax day, April 15th or the middle of April. We have all had good years of gardening and occasional years when we wonder what in the world happened to my squash or cucumbers. I used to have a huge garden, with a gas powered tiller and we grew all of our vegetables for the year. Now I have a very small yard and I had to learn to adapt to the clay soil here.

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You Will Love Growing Succulents

You will love growing succulents, I promise. Do you love flowers, plants, trees, vegetables or whatever grows in the earth outside? I love my tiny front porch with a basket of flowers sitting on a table. It says “welcome” to me and puts a smile on my face. My daughter, Allison took a class on how to make a wreath with succulents. She recently came to visit me and surprised me with a few plants shown below.

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How To Improve The Soil In Raised Garden Beds

Have you wondered how to improve your soil in your raised garden beds? I drove out to LaVerkin, Utah to a small family-owned garden shop called Ballard Nursery to get the scoop on soil, raised beds and so much more. We have all had good years of gardening and occasional years when we wonder what the in the world happened to my squash, or whatever.

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What Can I Do To Make My Garden Grow-You Can Grow Food!

How many of you have heard or said this statement, “what can I do to make my garden grow?” Well, today we are going to talk about the things I know based on my own experience and from researching this subject. Of course, I would love you to share your ideas about how you make your garden grow as well. Thanks in advance because we all learn from each other. I decided I had to make a plan for my backyard so I could live off my land, or at least try to live off my small plot of soil.

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