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Beginner Gardens

  • Garden ABCs: Solving the NPK Mystery

    NPK may sound like a secret code or a perplexing algebraic equation, but it's actually quite simple. NPK stands for Nitrogen (N), Phosphorus (P), and Potassium (K), the three essential nutrients that plants need to thrive. Think of them as the ABCs of gardening, but instead of letters, we're deal...
  • Sow Now, Reap Later: A Guide to Summer Planting for Fall Harvest

    As the vibrant colors and warm sunshine of summer envelop us, it's the perfect time to indulge in the joys of gardening and plan for a bountiful fall harvest. Summer planting sets the stage for an abundant and rewarding season of fresh, homegrown vegetables and herbs. With careful consideration a...
  • What is a Hardiness Zone?

    Have you ever wondered why certain plants thrive in your garden while others struggle? Well, that's where hardiness zones come into play! Hardiness zones (sometimes called growing zones, gardening zones or planting zones) are like neighborhoods for plants. They're geographical regions based on a...
  • Gardening for Beginners

    Ah, the noble art of gardening -- where dreams of lush landscapes meet the harsh realities of thumbs that are anything but green!