26 Apr '11, 1pm

How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring

How to Start a Family Vegetable Garden this Spring

To ensure your garden is successful and your plants thrive, you’ll want to choose the right seeds for your location. Luckily, the seed-selling vendors at your neighborhood farmer’s market and gardening center will be able to offer advice on which vegetables will grow best in the local climate and the type of garden you’re creating. Before you go to purchase seeds, do some planning. Monitor the space you’ve set aside to see how much sun and shade it gets throughout the day. You might even want to bring a photo of the space when you go shopping so you can show the experts exactly what you’re working with. Also, think about what types of vegetables your family enjoys eating , and how much work you can put into your garden. Tomatoes, radishes, green beans, and sweet peppers are typically easy to grow, while cauliflower and corn can be more of a challenge. And while you can cer...

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