Gardening isn’t a simple paint-by-numbers project. No matter how much planning you do, it is going to take years of practice before you have the perfect garden. All you can do is get started and take notes on what happens so you can figure out what to do differently next time. Plants grow differently depending on where you live, the kind of soil you have, the amount of rain you get, the type of plants nearby, and so forth.
Fortunately, there are some gardening tips that are applicable no matter where you live. Lisa from The Survival Mom took a class by master gardener, Marta Waddell, and took lots of notes. She has referred to these notes repeatedly over the years and was kind enough to share them with us!
She writes, “February isn’t too early to think about gardening! It’s the perfect time to start planning, especially since some plants need to be started inside weeks before the final frost.
“1. Practice eating what’s in season locally. This will get your family used to eating seasonal produce, and, therefore, what you can grow in your own garden.
“2. Learn what herbs might help your family’s health issues.” Follow the link below to keep reading.