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Friday, February 10, 2012

Your First Garden: A Challenge to You - STEP 3

It hasn't been quite 14 days but the weekend is here. If you didn't get the 6 bags of soil and peat moss, get it this weekend. Because this weekend... you can also pick out your cool weather seeds for Step 3. They should be in all the main stores.

Your cool weather vegetables are but not limited to; lettuce, spinach, other greens, radishes, peas and that is what I have off the top of my head. A quick web search will give you plenty of ideas.

Your first garden gets planted in waves. Cool weather crops go first - followed by the warm season crops. You aren't planting for another month, but now is the time to think about cool season crops and to buy some seed packs. The seed packs you get this weekend will be your motivator to get your garden ready for the Spring.

I would suggest you get 1 pack of peas, 1 or 2 kinds of radishes, 2 or 3 kinds of lettuces, 1 pack of spinach and a pack of something else planted in the cool part of the season. If you are adding to your garden, pick out some things you have never grown before.

The seed packs are you motivation. Put them in a place where you will see them everyday. They are your inspiration to stick with creating your first garden or expanding your existing garden.

Good Luck!

A Link to All The Steps So Far