Growing edibles is one of the hottest gardening trends for 2015, but it is slowly becoming a necessity. Vegetable gardens are the easiest and cheapest way to healthy, safe veggies. You have probably thought about starting your own vegetable garden and we encourage you to go through with it. It is such a rewarding job as you will enjoy your first harvest in a very short time…
Starting a vegetable garden isn’t difficult. I have had fun creating mine, it is something my son, and I do together, it's great bonding time. I encourage you to give it a go, even if it’s just one pot with a single herb!! I've put together my top tips on the easiest plants to grow and how to care for them.
Here’s what you need for the raised bed. (Prices accurate as of 4/9/14 at Home Depot. Your mileage may vary.) If you already have fence boards, stakes, or nails, invest in a few more bags of steer manure to enrich your soil. 3, 6-foot cedar fence boards $1.50 each: $4.50 2 in. x 2 in. x 24 in. grade stake (6-pack): $5.47 1 box of 35, 2” nails: $1.30 2 bags of steer manure @ $1.37 each: $2.74 Subtotal: $14.01 Go to website for additional info
Container Gardening - How to start a Vegetable Garden