Friends that are interested in trying to grow some of their own food have reached out to me and asked what they should do to get started. Much like I was when I started, they’re often overwhelmed by all of the various information out there about how to grow food and have no idea where to start. Here are the four simple steps I give anyone that asks me what they should do to get started with growing some of their own food
We held a free live webinar this past week! Lots of people are just getting started growing their own food so there were many questions about how to get started!
Video: How to Start Growing Your Own Food in Your Backyard or Patio Garden! (Class @ Myriad Gardens)
This class taught at the Myriad Gardens covers everything you need to know about how to start growing food!
We just released an update to our free iOS & Android app that adds more information for people just starting out with growing food!
Garden + is a great new feature to help you stay organized with all the plants in your garden electronically!
Our app will automatically calculate your planting dates based on your GPS location by pulling information from your nearest weather station and predicting the last frost.
Strawberries are one of our favorite things to grow! The sweetness and flavor in home-grown strawberries simply can’t be beaten! They’re easy to grow and will come back year after year and continue to spread. Strawberries are one of the few plants that we don’t even attempt to grow from seed. It takes up to three years for a plant to produce fruit, so it’s generally better to buy transplants from the nursery instead of starting from seed.
How to Make Your Own DIY Organic Raised Bed Soil Mix to Grow Big & Healthy Vegetables, Fruits & Herbs!
Once you’ve built raised beds or purchased containers, you’ll need to fill them with a high quality soil mix. Don’t skimp on this step, or your plants may not grow very well!