Garden Preparation

The location of your garden is very important. You will need to consider how much sun the space will get, the soil quality, how much water it will receive naturally, as well as ease of access to an additional water source. This will help to determine the type of garden that will be suitable for your area. Clean up old …

Planting

It is important to develop an understanding of the plant hardiness zones for your area. This ensures that you pick the best plants for your climate, know when to plant your garden and care for your plants in the proper way. The best time for planting is an overcast day with rain in the forecast, to ensure that the plants …

Maintenance

Clean and repair garden tools regularly. When pruning infected sections out of diseased plants, be sure to clean the blades of your tool, with a mixture of bleach and water, after each cut, to ensure that you are not spreading the disease or fungus further. Tend to your garden on a regular basis for early identification of pest problems or …