The Get Started Gardening and Composting Guide

Getting Started with Gardening and Composting Guide at

Gardening Season is in full swing! We’ve been working on cleaning out our raised beds, putting in new compost and getting them ready to plant! After a cold spell last week, we’re hoping to get our seeds and plants in this week! 

If you’re new to gardening and think you’re too late to start a garden this year – you’re not! There is still plenty of time for you to plant, grow and enjoy the harvest from your garden this year! It’s so rewarding to be able to harvest delicious food right from your own yard! 

To help you get started gardening and composting, I’ve pulled together some great information about beginning gardening and composting just for you!

Getting Started with Gardening and Composting Guide at

Getting Started with Gardening

Gardening doesn’t have to be rocket science, my advice is just to jump in and try it out!  You can even start just a small container garden with a few herbs and maybe a tomato or pepper plant to get a feel for it. Whatever you decide to do, I’m sure you’ll enjoy growing your own food at home!

• 5 Questions to Ask Before Starting Your First Garden

• 5 Steps to Get Ready to Garden

• Ideas for Repurposed Garden Containers

Methods of Urban Gardening: Square Foot, Raised Beds and Container

• Planning an Herb Garden

• How to Grow a Fall Garden

• Kill Weeds Organically

• Gardening with Kids

14 Ways to Be an Urban Homesteader

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Getting Started with Composting

Composting is the other side of the gardening coin. What could be better than turning your kitchen scraps and garbage into rich nourishing soil for your garden?! Composting is easy to get started with too! Check out these great posts to get more information!

• The Lazy Guide to Setting Up Your Compost Bin

• FAQ: Getting Started With Composting

• Composting 101: 21 Things to Put in Your Compost (And 8 Things You Never Should!)

• How to Start a Successful Backyard Compost 

• DIY Repurposed Tumbling Composter

Now is a perfect time to get started with gardening and composting for the summer! Use these great resources to learn more and decide how you can start today!

Are you planning a garden this year? What are you’re biggest obstacles to getting started with either gardening or composting?


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