1. LOCATION IS EVERYTHING
The sun is your garden’s best friend. “Pick a spot that gets a minimum of six hours of full sun each day,” says Schamber. For novice gardeners, a plot of ground measuring 4 by 4 feet is a good starting size. Container gardens are a great option for homeowners with limited space and those who want to test their interest in gardening first. Unlike garden beds, “containers can be moved, depending on the location of the sun, and brought inside during cold snaps or inclement weather,” says Gary Brasier, Greenscape’s edibles manager. A new trend is the blending of edibles into an existing garden, he says, combining form and function.
2. PREP THE BED
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