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You choose to grow your own food for many reasons. I am here to give you a gardening edge and help you achieve the success you desire!
... are useful for very small spaces, including balconies, patios, and rooftops, as well as small quantities.
... gardens require larger (and typically more) tools to create and take care of a healthy growing space. They also provide more physical activity during all phases of the gardening season.
I believe everyone has the right to clean, healthy, whole food. Growing your own is a very affordable option, and I'm here to help you succeed! Chapter 7 of my new book - Growing Your Own Food - offers basic thoughts on the what, where, when, and why you might want to grow your own food. There is a little bit of how mixed in, too! You will receive a PDF file of this chapter when you sign up below!
If you haven't heard me say it before, I'll say it here: Soil is the KEY to success when growing, well, anything! Aside from making sure your soil has proper nutrients, you must also be sure it drains well after water is applied or when it rains.
The trick to deciding whether to use seeds or plants - knowing how many days are needed before you can harvest your veggies!
Consistent moisture levels in your soil will help your vegetable plants to flourish!
The majority of veggies and fruits will perform best with at least 8 hours of sunlight each day. Sunlight is needed for plants to create the energy they need to live. Rest assured, there is a small list of veggies that will grow with fewer hours of sunshine, but even these would like at least 4 hours!
Average air and soil temperatures where you live will determine when you will be able to successfully grow a vegetable garden. If you live where snow falls, the ideal months for growing outdoors will be May - September. If you live where summer temperatures often exceed 90 degrees F, the ideal months for growing will be October - April.
You're doing your best in taking steps to grow clean, healthy, whole food for your family, but you have questions. I invite you to join me in a space where you have the ability to ask me questions specific to you and your growing efforts. All levels of experience welcome!
This beautifully designed plan is sure to become a productive growing space for you! Materials list as well as instructions will be included.