For those not born with a “inexperienced thumb,” instructional packages on the internet may help hone your gardening data. When surfing the web for gardening information, you need to select land-grant university and Cooperative Extension web sites that have peer-reviewed, non-biased and science-based information. Private firm websites and social backyard group blogs might provide anecdotal data that is not “tried and true”, or might not apply to our growing area or soil varieties. Now that you’ve a map of what’s already in the yard and an idea of what you need, it’s time to put the 2 together.
Reevaluate your garden goals based mostly on your finances and the types of plants that can grow in your region. A complete revamp of the yard could be prohibitively costly; maybe some perennial flower borders might be more practical. Likewise planning for ferns and redwoods in Arizona just doesn’t make sense. Surf … Read MoreContinue Reading