Gardening for Beginners: Tips for First-Timers


Even a beginner’s garden can be a lot of work, so make sure you take plenty of time to appreciate the fruits of your efforts – whether it’s the bright pink blooms on an azalea, fragrant basil from your herb garden, or literal fruit from strawberry plants or blueberry bushes. Start small and work up to more elaborate gardens, and be sure to take photos every year so you can see the progress your garden makes from season to season.

More Great Links


  • “Tips for Preventing Garden Pests and Diseases.” TLC. (June 15, 2013)
  • “10 Plants to Cultivate Your Child’s Interest in Gardening.” Parentables. (June 15, 2013)