If you’ve ever thought about starting your own vegetable garden, then this post is for you. So many people are trying to eat healthier, while avoiding the pesticides found in non-organic fruits and vegetables.
And who doesn’t want their food to be as fresh as possible?
We’ve combed through YouTube to find the right videos to help get you going.
You’ll learn everything you need to know, to make the distance from plant to plate as short as possible: Your own backyard.
#1 How to Start a Vegetable Garden: The Basics
Growing your own food may seem like an enormous task, especially if you’ve never had much of a green thumb. That’s why we love this video! Simple animations and straight-forward instructions make your foray into backyard farming seem not just easy, but fun.
#2 How to Build a Raised Vegetable Garden
Depending on your natural soil, or style preference, you may want to opt for an above ground vegetable garden. The good folks at “This Old House” put together this video that shows how easy it can be to construct. The thick New England accent is just another plus.
#3 Vegetable Gardening: Vegetables to Grow in a Summer Garden
Timing is important with gardening. You want to make sure that you are planting vegetables when it is ideal for them to grow. This video talks about some great plant options for starting in the summer.
#4 How to Plant a Vegetable Garden
Okay, so you’ve gained the confidence to start this project, figured out what you’re going to plant, and considered growing above ground if your soil isn’t ideal. So what’s left? The planting, of course. This video shows you everything you will need to know to create the best garden possible.
5. 5 Gardening Mistakes to Avoid for your Best Garden Yet!
There you have it! Growing your own vegetables is easier than you might have thought. But if you’re anything like us, no matter how easy a project seems, something always seems to go a little sideways. The last video on our list is here to help you avoid five of the most common pitfalls that people experience when starting to grow their own food.
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