Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers

Enlist Your Family

Growing a garden can be a job the whole family works on together, from digging and planting to watering and weeding. Get the kids on board during long, lazy summer days – it will get them out of the house and also teach them plenty about nature, ecosystems, and food culture – and make it fun for them by giving them kid-friendly tools and incorporating plants they’ll love, like strawberries, daisies, and sunflowers.