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BACKYARD GARDENING BASIC

Whether you have a large backyard or a cozy balcony, your space has the potential to be a lush garden of flowers, herbs, fruits, and vegetables.

Maybe you're setting your first gardening goals, trying apartment homesteading, or already learning how much to plant to feed your family.

Whatever the case, don't wait to secure your family's food supply by following these backyard gardening basics.

MAXIMIZE YOUR SPACE Using every inch of your space will help you to maximize the volume and variety of plants.

LEARN ABOUT NUTRIENTS Whether you are planting in a garden bed or pots, always be aware of the nutrients in your soil.

CHOOSE THE BEST PLANTS FOR BACKYARD GARDENING Once you’ve designed the layout of your garden, it’s time to choose what to plant.

KEEP DETAILED BACKYARD GARDENING RECORDS Keep track of where and what you planted and the date from seed to harvest.

DON'T USE CITY WATER Avoid using tap water in your garden. The chlorine in city water can burn your plants and have other adverse effects.

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