STARTING A FOOD GARDEN….on a budget

Being at home so much has generated some new interests for us.  Our family has decided our new interest would be to start a food garden.  Starting a food garden has brought up many questions about soil, watering, bug control and sun exposure.  It’s a challenging but fun project.  And we have created some very unique solutions that might surprise you.

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Choose a good soil:

This is where you could get very involved with soil quality and cultivation.  The simple solution for our small backyard garden was prepared soil from the nursery and large planting buckets.  This allowed for instant successful growth so we could enjoy our garden immediately.  Be sure the bucket has holes so water can drain and start out by watering once per week.  Or how about a raised planter bed?  Check out a raised planter bed here to start a food garden.

 

starting a food garden - veggies and fruit

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