By Hannah Twietmeyer
Nothing can quite compare to the taste or aesthetic of fresh produce. Picture this: You’re perusing the local farmers market, eyeing up piles of lettuce, carrots, radishes, potatoes, and flowers, gradually filling up your tote with fresh goods straight from the farm. There’s something about supporting and getting to know your community’s local producers, but what if you were able to grow your own abundance of blooms, fruits, and veggies right at home?
Well, the good news is that you can. Gardening is a commitment, though, and one that requires the right research, tools, crops, tedious care, and patience. If you’re ready to get your hands dirty and stick to it, then keep reading. Here’s how to start your own garden at home in a few steps.