April is National Garden Month
Planting a garden is a great way to spend time as a family. Spring is a perfect time to plan and plant your crops. Planning ahead will lead you to the most success in growing fruits and vegetables. Planting a garden will provide a fun outdoor activity loaded with lots of nutrients you can add to your future meals.
Plan the Location
- Pick a sunny, stable environment with access to water. Make sure it is in a place where kids can easily help, but will not trample during times of play.
- Plan your plots. Plant vegetables in rows with a walking space. Choose a small amount of vegetables to start your garden.
Vegetables you could plant
Beginning a garden can be a fun way to connect with your family and try something new. Plant your seeds and watch your garden grow!
By Emily Maus- University of Idaho Dietetic Student
Boeckmann, C. (April 2020). Vegetable Gardening for Beginners. The Old Farmers Almanac. https://www.almanac.com/vegetable-gardening-for-beginners