Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary, How Does Your Garden Grow?

Just like this little nursery rhyme, I’d love to know: How does your garden grow?

There are so many types of gardens to plant, with so many different types of spaces to grow in, I’m interested how everyone does it.

In our last home, we built these raised beds and planted a square-foot garden pictured above. It was the best. I’m a believer! I really felt like I could maximize the space we had for the most veggies possible! Here’s an update on how it grew.

Here are 10 other tips to helping your garden grow:

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  • Teaching Kids About Gardening 1 of 10
    Teaching Kids About Gardening
    Start your gardeners young with this fun post on teaching kids to plant.
    Learn more over at East Coast Mommy.
  • Hanging Garden Planters 2 of 10
    Hanging Garden Planters
    Yes, even your garden can hang. They show how to make it work with vegetables too.
    Learn more over at Our Everyday Art.
  • Container Vegetable Gardens 3 of 10
    Container Vegetable Gardens
    With containers, you can garden just about anywhere. This post will share lots of great ideas on how to do it well.
    Learn more over at No Dig.
  • Vegetable Gardening 101 4 of 10
    Vegetable Gardening 101
    If growing veggies is your thing, you'll want to brush up on your skills with this post all about gardening 101.
    Learn more over at A Cultivated Nest.
  • A Beginner’s Guide to Container Gardens 5 of 10
    A Beginner's Guide to Container Gardens
    You'll be surprised to learn about containers and how to make sure you give them the garden love they need from this article.
    Learn more over at Spark People.
  • How To Build a Hoop Greenhouse 6 of 10
    How To Build a Hoop Greenhouse
    This tutorial shows you how to build a greenhouse that your plants will love.
    Learn more over at Alberta Home Gardening.
  • Small Space Gardening 7 of 10
    Small Space Gardening
    Don't have a lot of space where you live? Not a problem. You can garden almost anywhere.
    Learn more over at Babble Home Ec.
  • Building Raised Beds 8 of 10
    Building Raised Beds
    This step by step tutorial will take you through building your own garden beds, perfect for veggies.
    Learn more over at Ewa In the Garden.
  • 5 Gardening Basics for Beginners 9 of 10
    5 Gardening Basics for Beginners
    It's back to the basics with this article for beginners. You'll want to make sure you read this before you get started.
    Learn more over at Simple Homemade.
  • Herb Gardening Tips 10 of 10
    Herb Gardening Tips
    Get your gardening starting by growing your own kitchen herb garden, one of the easiest things to grow.
    Learn more over at Cooking Light.

 

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