Episode 68: Starting Small | Jackie Beyer’s New Gardener Success Tips

Here’s an excellent resource if you’re wanting to start a garden. Keeping it simple too : )

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Episode 68: Starting Small | Jackie Beyer’s New Gardener Success Tips

Here’s some tips I’ve learned over the years that I would like to offer to someone starting a garden from scratch.

If i started a garden from scratch this is what I would do.

Build some raised beds in a sunny spot outside my kitchen.
I would build a compost bin as well.
I wld make my raised beds just high enough to sit on the edge comfortably
My favorites are made out of 8″x6″ beams i think.
I would then fill the beds with the best dirt i could get my hands on.
Compost if i had it – made of grass clippings, lots of coffee grounds, eggshells, leftover fruit and produce, etc
Maybe some manure from chickens or sheep etc
Possibly some straw or leaves
I would build a trellis for the peas to climb
The seeds i…

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